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English definition of “business agent”

business agent

noun [C]
a person who represents a person or company in matters of business and who can make business decisions, agreements, etc., for them: This information can be used by business agents or brokers that become involved in the marketing process.
US HR a labor union officer who represents all members at one company: Don Staten is a business agent of Laborers Union Local 434.
(Definition of business agent noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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