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newsvendor

[ nooz-ven-der, nyooz- ]
/ ˈnuzˌvɛn dər, ˈnyuz- /
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noun Chiefly British.

a person who sells newspapers or periodicals.

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Origin of newsvendor

First recorded in 1825–35; news + vendor
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news vendor

noun

a person who sells newspapers
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