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purveyornoun [C usually plural]

uk   /pəˈveɪ.ər/  us   /pɚˈveɪ.ɚ/ formal
(Definition of purveyor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"purveyor" in Business English

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purveyornoun [C]

uk   us   /pəˈveɪər/ formal COMMERCE
a business that sells a particular type of goods or service: a purveyor of fine wine a leading purveyor of online news a food/tea/water purveyor
(Definition of purveyor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “purveyor”
in Chinese (Simplified) 供应商…
in Turkish satıcı, tedarikçi…
in Russian поставщик, торговец…
in Chinese (Traditional) 供應商…
in Polish dostawca…
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