Definition of salesperson in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsālzˌpərs(ə)n/

noun (plural salespersons or salespeople)

A salesman or saleswoman (used as a neutral alternative).
Example sentences
  • In the showroom John McCormack is the Principal salesman with three expert salespeople working under him.
  • Most of the top directors are totally unreachable and it's the poor salespersons or customer service departments that become front line. Of course being assertive comes with practice and confidence.
  • Not many salespersons can give the right information; many turn to the owner or the manager who has more experience.
sales assistant, sales associate, salesman, saleswoman, seller, agent, (sales) clerk;
shopkeeper, trader, merchant, retailer, dealer, peddler, hawker, hustler
informal (sales) rep

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Syllabification: sales·per·son

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