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interlocutor

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌɪntəˈlɒkjʊtər/ US   /-ṱɚˈlɑːkjəţə˞/ formal
someone who arranges a deal or agreement between two organizations or groups, or who speaks on behalf of an organization or group of people: The vast majority of our interlocutors from the retail sector indicated that they would not be interested in parallel trade, for fear of spoiling long-term relations with their manufacturers.
Translations of “interlocutor”
in Chinese (Traditional) 對話者,參加談話者, (談話中的)代言人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 对话者,参加谈话者, (谈话中的)代言人…
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