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repnoun

us   /rep/
  • rep noun (SALES)

[C] short form ofsales representative
  • rep noun (REPUTATION)

[C usually sing] short form ofreputation: I wouldn’t spend time with him – he’s got a bad rep.

Rep.noun [C]

abbreviation forrepresentative
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"rep" in Business English

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repnoun [C]

uk   /rep/ us   informal
also sales rep COMMERCE abbreviation for representative: someone whose job is to sell a company's products or services, especially when this involves travelling to meet people or speaking to them on the phone: We have a team of fifty reps covering the whole of the country.
WORKPLACE abbreviation for representative: a person who is chosen to speak or act for other people: He was elected as their union rep.

repverb [I or T]

uk   /rep/ us   -pp- informal
COMMERCE to work selling a company's goods or services, especially by visiting possible customers or speaking to them on the phone: She joined a publishing company and spent her first year repping in Spain. I discussed with him the possibility of repping our new product line.
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