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distributor

noun [C]
 
 
/dɪˈstrɪbjətər/
COMMERCE, TRANSPORT a person or company that buys products from a manufacturer and sells them for a profit to other businesses, stores, or customers, often by transporting the goods to different places: distributor of sth For the past twenty years they have been the country's leading distributor of household appliances. local/international/national distributorexclusive/sole distributor We have appointed the company as sole distributor of our goods in Japan.
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