Definition of salesman in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈseɪlzmən

noun (plural salesmen)

  • A man whose job involves selling or promoting commercial products, either in a shop or visiting locations to get orders: an insurance salesman
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    • Insurance companies in particular train their salesmen to sell policies to friends and relatives.
    • Typically, the shares of the new megabank will be sold worldwide, allowing salesmen in every corner of the globe to get a cut.
    • Somehow, it seemed that one of their salesmen was selling far more glass than any of the other members of the sales force.



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  • From the beginning, Zacharia showed a grasp of the market, great salesmanship, and a willingness to fight.
  • Through aggressive salesmanship, the opening of a new store in Minneapolis, and a refinement of his catalog mailing list, Kellerhals had managed to boost sales by 25%.
  • Douglas Canning knew that starting a company would require leadership and salesmanship.

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