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spokespersonnoun [C]

uk   /ˈspəʊksˌpɜː.sən/  us   /ˈspoʊksˌpɝː-/
C1 a ​person who is ​chosen to ​speakofficially 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)

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spokespersonnoun [C]

 us   /ˈspoʊksˌpɜr·sən/ (plural -people  /ˈspoʊksˌpi·pəl/ )
a ​person who makes ​official, ​publicstatements for a ​group or ​organization: a ​government spokesperson
(Definition of spokesperson from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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spokespersonnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈspəʊksˌpɜːsən/ (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 ​companynoted that ​premiumincreases have ​fallen from 19% to 10% ​peryear.
(Definition of spokesperson from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spokesperson”
in Arabic مُتحدّث رَسمي…
in Korean 대변인…
in Portuguese porta-voz…
in Catalan portaveu…
in Japanese 報道官, 広報(担当者)…
in Turkish sözcü…
in Russian представитель, представительница…
in Italian portavoce…
in Polish rzeczni-k/czka…
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