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interlocutor

noun [C]     /ˌɪntəˈlɒkjʊtər/ US   /-ṱɚˈlɑːkjəţə˞/ formal
someone who arranges a deal or agreement between two organizations or groups, or who speaks on behalf of an organization or group of people: The vast majority of our interlocutors from the retail sector indicated that they would not be interested in parallel trade, for fear of spoiling long-term relations with their manufacturers.
(Definition of interlocutor noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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