Meaning of “spokesperson” in the English Dictionary

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"spokesperson" in British English

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spokespersonnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈspəʊksˌpɜː.sən/ us /ˈspoʊksˌpɝː.sən/

C1 a person who is chosen to speak officially for a group or organization:

A spokesperson for the airline said that flights would run as scheduled.

(Definition of “spokesperson” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"spokesperson" in American English

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spokespersonnoun [ C ]

us /ˈspoʊksˌpɜr·sən/ plural -people /ˈspoʊksˌpi·pəl/

a person who makes official, public statements for a group or organization:

a government spokesperson

(Definition of “spokesperson” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"spokesperson" in Business English

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spokespersonnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈspəʊksˌpɜːsən/ us plural spokespeople MARKETING

someone who is chosen or employed by a person or organization to speak officially to the public for them:

A company spokesperson said that customers would get their money by the end of this week.
a spokesperson for sb/sth A spokesperson for the company noted that premium increases have fallen from 19% to 10% per year.

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