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rep

noun [C]
 
 
/rep/ informal
( also sales rep) COMMERCE abbreviation for representative: someone whose job is to sell a company's products or services, especially when this involves travelling to meet people or speaking to them on the phone: We have a team of fifty reps covering the whole of the country.
WORKPLACE abbreviation for representative: a person who is chosen to speak or act for other people: He was elected as their union rep.
(Definition of rep noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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