noun Date: 1972 spokesman

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • spokesperson — spokes‧per‧son [ˈspəʊksˌpɜːsn ǁ ˈspoʊksˌpɜːr ] noun spokespeople PLURALFORM [ ˌpiːpl] [countable] a person who has been chosen to speak officially for a group, organization, or government * * * spokesperson UK US /ˈspəʊksˌpɜːsən/ noun [C]… …   Financial and business terms

  • spokesperson — index liaison, medium, plenipotentiary Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • spokesperson — see person …   Modern English usage

  • spokesperson — [n] person who communicates for another agent, champion, delegate, deputy, mediator, mouth, mouthpiece*, prolocutor, prophet, protagonist, representative, speaker, stand in, substitute, talker; concepts 348,354 …   New thesaurus

  • spokesperson — ► NOUN (pl. spokespersons or spokespeople) ▪ a spokesman or spokeswoman (used as a neutral alternative) …   English terms dictionary

  • spokesperson — [spōks′pʉr΄sən] n. SPOKESMAN: used to avoid the masculine implication of spokesman …   English World dictionary

  • spokesperson — n. a spokesperson for (a spokesperson for the strikers) * * * [ spəʊksˌpɜːs(ə)n] a spokesperson for (a spokesperson for the strikers) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • spokesperson — 01. A [spokesperson] for the tobacco company claimed that the government ban on advertising was unfair and unconstitutional. 02. A [spokesman] for the company denied they are planning to lay off over 500 workers. 03. A [spokeswoman] for the… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • spokesperson — [[t]spo͟ʊkspɜː(r)s(ə)n[/t]] spokespersons, spokespeople (plural) N COUNT A spokesperson is a person who speaks as the representative of a group or organization. A spokesperson for Amnesty, Norma Johnston, describes some cases …   English dictionary

  • spokesperson — UK [ˈspə(r)ʊksˌpɜːs(ə)n] / US [ˈspoʊksˌpɜrs(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms spokesperson : singular spokesperson plural spokespeople UK [ˈspəʊksˌpiːp(ə)l] / US [ˈspoʊksˌpɪp(ə)l] someone whose job is to officially represent an organization, for… …   English dictionary

  • spokesperson — noun Spokesperson is used after these nouns: ↑department, ↑government, ↑ministry, ↑union …   Collocations dictionary

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