Definition of commercial traveler in English:

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commercial traveler

Pronunciation: /kəˈmərSHəl ˈtrav(ə)lər/

noun

dated
A traveling sales representative.
Example sentences
  • They were replaced either by commercial travellers representing a single firm, with catalogues and samples, or by local, casual pedlars, who were scarcely distinguishable from vagrants.
  • He began writing while working as a commercial traveller.
  • My dad, Jack Shepherd, was what we used to call a commercial traveller and he would take me on his rounds when he was meeting customers.

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Syllabification: com·mer·cial trav·el·er

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