Meaning of “rep” in the English Dictionary

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"rep" in American English

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us /rep/

rep noun (SALES)

[ C ] short form ofsales representative

rep noun (REPUTATION)

[ C usually sing ] short form ofreputation:

I wouldn’t spend time with him – he’s got a bad rep.

abbreviation for representative

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"rep" in Business English

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repnoun [ C ]

uk /rep/ us informal

also sales rep COMMERCE abbreviation for representative: someone whose job is to sell a company's products or services, especially when this involves travelling to meet people or speaking to them on the phone:

We have a team of fifty reps covering the whole of the country.

WORKPLACE abbreviation for representative: a person who is chosen to speak or act for other people:

He was elected as their union rep.

repverb [ I or T ]

uk /rep/ us -pp- informal

COMMERCE to work selling a company's goods or services, especially by visiting possible customers or speaking to them on the phone:

She joined a publishing company and spent her first year repping in Spain.
I discussed with him the possibility of repping our new product line.

(Definition of “rep” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)