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"interlocutor" in British English

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interlocutornoun [C]

uk   /ˌɪn.təˈlɒk.jʊ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚˈlɑː.kjə.t̬ɚ/ formal
someone who is ​involved in a ​conversation someone who is ​involved in a ​conversation and who is ​representing someone ​else: Abraham was ​able to ​act as ​interpreter and interlocutor for ​ourgroup.
(Definition of interlocutor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"interlocutor" in Business English

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interlocutornoun [C]

uk   /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 ​retailsectorindicated that they would not be interested in ​paralleltrade, for fear of spoiling ​long-termrelations with their ​manufacturers.
(Definition of interlocutor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “interlocutor”
in Chinese (Simplified) 对话者,参加谈话者, (谈话中的)代言人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 對話者,參加談話者, (談話中的)代言人…
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