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"spokesman" in British English

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spokesmannoun [C]

uk   /ˈspəʊks.mən/  us   /ˈspoʊks-/ (plural -men uk   /-mən/ us   ) (also spokesperson)
C1 someone who is ​chosen by a ​group or ​organization to ​speakofficially to the ​public for them: a ​government spokesperson
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(Definition of spokesman from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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spokesmannoun [C]

 us   /ˈspoʊks·mən/ (plural -men  /ˈspoʊks·mən/ )
a ​male spokesperson
(Definition of spokesman from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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spokesmannoun [C]

uk   /ˈspəʊksmən/  us   /ˈspoʊks-/ (plural spokesmen) MARKETING
a man who ​acts as a spokesperson: The spokesman repeated the company's ​claim that it was not to blame for the accident.
(Definition of spokesman from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spokesman”
in Korean 대변인…
in Arabic مُتحدّث رَسمي…
in Malaysian jurucakap…
in French porte-parole…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發言人…
in Italian portavoce (m)…
in Spanish portavoz…
in Vietnamese người phát ngôn…
in Portuguese porta-voz (homem)…
in Thai โฆษก…
in German der/die Wortführer(in)…
in Catalan portaveu…
in Japanese (男性の)報道官, 広報担当, スポークスマン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发言人…
in Indonesian jurubicara…
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