salesman Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"salesman" in British English

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salesmannoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈseɪlz.mən/ (plural -men uk   /-mən/ us   )
B1 a man whose ​job is ​selling things in a ​shop or ​directly to ​customers: a ​car salesman a ​travelling salesman a ​door-to-door salesman
(Definition of salesman from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"salesman" in Business English

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salesmannoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈseɪlzmən/ (plural salesmen) COMMERCE, MARKETING
a ​person, usually a man, whose ​job is to ​sellproducts in a ​store, or by visiting or ​phoningcustomers or possible ​customers: a car/​computer salesman a bond/​equity/​insurance salesman a door-to-door/doorstep salesman a good/persuasive/convincing salesman
(Definition of salesman from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “salesman”
in Arabic بائع…
in Korean 세일즈맨…
in Portuguese vendedor…
in Catalan dependent, venedor…
in Japanese 営業マン, セールスマン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 男售货员, 男推销员…
in Chinese (Traditional) 男售貨員, 男推銷員…
in Italian venditore, commesso…
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