commercial traveller


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commercial traveller

n
(Professions) another name for travelling salesman
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.commercial traveller - a salesman who travels to call on customerscommercial traveller - a salesman who travels to call on customers
salesman - a man salesperson
spokesperson, representative, interpreter, voice - an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose; "the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government"
tallyman - one who sells goods on the installment plan
Translations
وَكيل تِجاري مُتَجَوِّل
obchodní cestující
handelsrejsende
kereskedelmi utazó
farandsali
obchodný cestujúci
gezici satış memuru

commercial traveller

commercial traveler (Am) nviaggiatore m or rappresentante di commercio, commesso viaggiatore

commerce

(ˈkoməːs) noun
the exchange of goods between nations or people; trade on a large scale. He is engaged in commerce.
commercial (kəˈməːʃəl) adjective
1. connected with commerce. Private cars are allowed to use this road but not commercial vehicles.
2. (likely to be) profitable. a commercial proposition.
3. paid for by advertisements. commercial television.
noun
a TV or radio advertisement. I enjoyed the play but the commercials irritated me.
commercialize, commercialise (kəˈməːʃəlaiz) verb
to try to make (something) a source of profit. Christmas has become commercialized.
commercialism (kəˈməːʃəlizəm) noun
commercial traveller
a travelling representative of a business firm.
References in classic literature ?
Philip went to the Tivoli and saw Mildred with her companion, a smooth-faced young man with sleek hair and the spruce look of a commercial traveller, sitting in the second row of the stalls.
himself said frequently that although well educated in the neighbourhood of Blackheath at as high as eighty guineas which is a good deal for parents and the plate kept back too on going away but that is more a meanness than its value that he had learnt more in his first years as a commercial traveller with a large commission on the sale of an article that nobody would hear of much less buy which preceded the wine trade a long time than in the whole six years in that academy conducted by a college Bachelor, though why a Bachelor more clever than a married man I do not see and never did but pray excuse me that is not the point.
The copy was given me by a French commercial traveller.
The Boys' Home was the best hotel on our branch of the Burlington, and all the commercial travellers in that territory tried to get into Black Hawk for Sunday.
Needless to say, I refused such an unsuitable invitation, and she had the impertinence to tell me that it would broaden my ideas, and said that she had four brothers, all University men, except one who was in the army, who always made a point of talking to commercial travellers.
Ludbury is a sleepy, grassy little hole in the Eastern Counties, and the only kind of people who ever came to the `Red Fish' were occasional commercial travellers, and for the rest, the most awful people you can see, only you've never seen them.
Mr John Baird, commercial traveller, 3 Millar Place, Stirling, learned their second son, John, a private in the Cameron Highlanders, was killed in action on December 14, 1917.
Kept two households ALBERT Evan Dodd, 50, commercial traveller, was said to have lost two sons in the war.
State Library has made soldier portraits from the Australasian Commercial Traveller and Queenslander who fought in the Great War available online, bringing the number of portraits of Queensland soldiers to more than 32,000.
In Miller's Death Of A Salesman, which I reviewed recently at The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Willy Loman's life is that of a commercial traveller going up and down a familiar route between this town and that offering his company's products to whoever will buy them.
Similarly, booking ahead is not as clever as it first seems; your brilliant PS25 super saver to London turns out only to be valid at midnight on Ronnie Biggs' birthday whilst travelling under the false papers of a Belgian commercial traveller named Hercule.

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