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flack

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishflackflack /flæk/ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [uncountable] another spelling of flak2 [countable] American English informal someone whose job is to represent an organization and answer questions about it, especially when something bad has happened 🔊 They spent millions on lobbyists and flacks to improve their image.
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flackThe flack grimaced and walked away, muttering.
From Longman Business Dictionaryflackflack /flæk/ (also flak) noun [countable] American English informal a person whose job is to represent an organization and talk to newspaper and television reporters, answering their questions about a negative story involving the organizationHe put a shield between himself and the press by hiring a flack to handle media calls. compare press agent, publicist
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