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English definition of “rep”


noun [C]     /rep/ 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.
(Definition of rep noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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