travelling salesman

travelling salesman
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travelling salesman UK US US traveling salesman) noun [C] COMMERCE
someone whose job is to travel to different places, trying to persuade people to buy their company's goods, taking orders, etc: »

He made his money as a travelling salesman.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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