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spokesman

noun [C] uk   /ˈspəʊks.mən/  us   /ˈspoʊks-/ (plural -men uk   /-mən/ us   ) (also spokesperson)
C1 someone who is chosen by a group or organization to speak officially to the public for them: a government spokesperson
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in Arabic مُتحدّث رَسمي…
in Korean 대변인…
in Malaysian jurucakap…
in French porte-parole…
in Italian portavoce (m)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發言人…
in Vietnamese người phát ngôn…
in Spanish portavoz…
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 Indonesian jurubicara…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发言人…
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