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peddlernoun [C]

uk   /ˈped.lər/  us   /ˈped.lɚ/ (UK also pedlar)
especially in the past, a person who travelled to different places to sell small goods, usually by going from house to house
disapproving someone who gives ideas to other people: a peddler of New Age philosophies
(drug) peddler old-fashioned
someone who sells illegal drugs to people
(Definition of peddler from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"peddler" in Business English

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peddlernoun [C]

(UK also pedlar) uk   us   /ˈpedlər/ COMMERCE
a person who tries to sell things, especially on the street, by phone, etc.: Peddlers of tax scams have been popping up everywhere.
(Definition of peddler from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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