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"flack" in British English

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flacknoun

uk   us   /flæk/
[U] →  flak [C] US informal a ​personchosen by a ​group or ​organization that is in a ​difficultsituation to ​speakofficially for them to the ​public and ​answerquestions and ​criticisms
(Definition of flack from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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flacknoun [U]

 us   /flæk/
flak
(Definition of flack from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"flack" in Business English

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flacknoun

uk   us   /flæk/
[C] US informal (also flak) a ​person who is ​responsible for ​representing an ​organization when ​talking to or writing for ​newspapers, ​television, etc. and for giving ​positiveinformation about the ​organization: They ​hired a PR flack to ​protect their ​publicimage.
[U] →  flak
(Definition of flack from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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