commercial traveller

commercial traveller
noun
a salesman who travels to call on customers
Hypernyms: ↑salesman, ↑spokesperson, ↑interpreter, ↑representative, ↑voice
Hyponyms: ↑tallyman

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commercial traveller noun
A travelling sales representative of a business concern
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Main Entry:commerce

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commercial traveller UK US noun [countable] [singular commercial traveller plural commercial travellers] old-fashioned
a sales representative
Thesaurus: general words for people who sell things or work in shopshyponym

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comˌmercial ˈtraveller f21 [commercial traveller] noun (old-fashioned, BrE)

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  • commercial traveller — ➔ traveller * * * commercial traveller UK US UK OLD FASHIONED (US commercial traveler) noun [C] COMMERCE ► a person who travels to different places trying to persuade people to buy their company s products or services: »Her father was a… …   Financial and business terms

  • commercial traveller — first recorded in 1807, has now given way to sales representative (informally sales rep) as a term for an agent who sells a company s goods or services in an area …   Modern English usage

  • commercial traveller — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms commercial traveller : singular commercial traveller plural commercial travellers old fashioned a sales representative …   English dictionary

  • commercial traveller — /kəˌmɜ:ʃ(ə)l træv(ə)lə/ noun a salesperson who travels round an area visiting customers on behalf of his or her company (NOTE: the modern term for a commercial traveller is sales representative) …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • commercial traveller — com.mercial traveller n BrE old fashioned someone who travels from place to place selling goods for a company = ↑sales representative …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • commercial traveller — noun Travelling salesman …   Wiktionary

  • commercial traveller — noun Brit. dated a travelling sales representative …   English new terms dictionary

  • commercial traveller — noun (C) BrE old fashioned someone who travels from place to place selling goods for a company …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • commercial traveller — /kəmɜʃəl ˈtrævələ/ (say kuhmershuhl travuhluh) noun a travelling agent, especially for a wholesale business house, who solicits orders for goods …  

  • traveller — trav‧el‧ler [ˈtrævlə ǁ lər] , traveler noun [countable] TRAVEL someone who travels from one place to another, or to several different places by air, road, rail etc: • The most important thing for a business traveller is to get there on time.… …   Financial and business terms

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