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picker

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈpɪkər/ US
COMMERCE a person whose job is to choose items that have been ordered by a customer: Because everything has to be scanned in, the picker cannot accidentally select the wrong product.
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a person who chooses particular shares to invest in: Traditional stock pickers are being replaced by computer programs.
PRODUCTION a person whose job is to remove fruit, cotton, etc. from a tree or plant when it is ready: An average picker fills eight bins of pears a day, making roughly $160. a fruit/strawberry/cotton picker
Translations of “picker”
in Chinese (Traditional) 選擇, 選擇者,挑選者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 选择, 采摘者…
(Definition of picker from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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