rep


rep
rep rep [rep] noun [countable] informal
1. JOBS MARKETING someone employed to sell a company's products or services by meeting customers or talking to them on the phone; = REPRESENTATIVE:

• We needed more sales reps on the road to compete with the big boys.

2. someone who speaks officially for a group of people, company etc; = REPRESENTATIVE:

• He'd had a chat with his union rep and was told not to worry.

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rep UK US /rep/ noun [C] INFORMAL
(also sales rep) COMMERCE ABBREVIATION for representative: someone whose job is to sell a company's products or services, especially when this involves travelling to meet people or speaking to them on the phone: »

We have a team of fifty reps covering the whole of the country.

WORKPLACE ABBREVIATION for representative: a person who is chosen to speak or act for other people: »

He was elected as their union rep.

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rep UK US /rep/ verb [I or T] (-pp-) INFORMAL
COMMERCE to work selling a company's goods or services, especially by visiting possible customers or speaking to them on the phone: »

She joined a publishing company and spent her first year repping in Spain.

»

I discussed with him the possibility of repping our new product line.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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