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salesman

noun [C]     /ˈseɪlzmən/ (plural salesmen) COMMERCE, MARKETING
a person , usually a man, whose job is to sell products in a store , or by visiting or phoning customers or possible customers : a car / computer salesman a bond / equity / insurance salesman a door-to-door / doorstep salesman a good/ persuasive / convincing salesman → Compare salesperson, saleswoman
→ See also snake oil salesman, travelling salesman
(Definition of salesman noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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