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salesmansales‧man /ˈseɪlzmən/ ●●○ noun (plural salesmen /-mən/) [countable]  BOSELLa man whose job is to persuade people to buy his company’s productscomputer/car/insurance etc salesman
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salesmanWe're all salesmen then, armed with brochures, videos and amusing anecdotes.All three came from the Midlands and had been at the sharp end of the business as salesmen for distribution companies.Isn't it nice to see a couple turning the tables on a double-glazing salesman?Over three months leading salesmen, traders, and financiers shared their experiences with the class.That's about 30 to 40 times faster than phone modems, according to Midcontinent salesman Eric Waldhaus.Dash did what most salesmen did, only better.It covered subjects which included selling skills, overcoming customers' objections and motivating retail salesmen.Ranieri cast himself in an odd role for a Wall Street salesman.computer/car/insurance etc salesmanRead in studio A car salesman is recovering after being held up at gunpoint by a man posing as a customer.But I get a big thrill out of seeing players go on to become doctors and lawyers and insurance salesmen.There are lawyers and car salesmen, and then there are people who make an honest living.Several dozen insurance salesmen went pale.They could have been greengrocers, insurance salesmen, buggy repairmen, schoolteachers, congressmen or even preachers as much as criminals.Now its humiliation has been deepened by, of all people, a second-hand car salesman.That's the motto of car salesmen who have put up a gag board to amuse motorists.Why, Brecht, the car salesman!
From Longman Business Dictionarysalesmansales‧man /ˈseɪlzmən/ noun (plural salesmen /-mən/) [countable]MARKETING a man whose job is to persuade people to buy his company’s productsan insurance salesman travelling salesman
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