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distributor

noun [C]     /dɪˈstrɪbjətər/
COMMERCE, TRANSPORT a person or company that buys products from a manufacturer and sells them for a profit to other businesses , stores , or customers , often by transporting the goods to different places : distributor of sth For the past twenty years they have been the country's leading distributor of household appliances . local / international / national distributorexclusive/sole distributor We have appointed the company as sole distributor of our goods in Japan.
(Definition of distributor noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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