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"literary agent" in British English

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literary agentnoun [C]

uk   us  
someone who ​represents a ​writer and ​tries to get his or her ​workpublished
(Definition of literary agent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"literary agent" in Business English

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literary agentnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​person whose ​job is to ​helpwriterssell their ​books to ​companies so that they can be ​published: A literary ​agenttakescare of all my ​bookdeals.
(Definition of literary agent from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “literary agent”
in Chinese (Simplified) 作家经纪人,作者对外事务代理人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 作家經紀人,作者對外事務代理人…
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