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repnoun

 us   /rep/
  • rep noun (SALES)

[C] short form ofsalesrepresentative
  • rep noun (REPUTATION)

[C usually sing] short form ofreputation: I wouldn’t ​spendtime with him – he’s got a ​bad rep.

Rep.noun [C]

abbreviation forrepresentative
(Definition of rep from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"rep" in Business English

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repnoun [C]

uk   us   /rep/ 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 ​meetpeople 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   us   /rep/ (-pp-) informal
COMMERCE to ​workselling a company's ​goods or ​services, especially by visiting possible ​customers or speaking to them on the ​phone: She ​joined a ​publishingcompany and ​spent her first ​year repping in Spain. I discussed with him the possibility of repping our new ​productline.
(Definition of rep from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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