purchasing agent


a person who buys materials, supplies, equipment, etc., for a company.
an independent buyer acting as a hired agent.

Nearby words

  1. purchasable,
  2. purchase,
  3. purchase ledger,
  4. purchase tax,
  5. purchaser,
  6. purchasing power,
  7. purdah,
  8. purdonium,
  9. purdy,
  10. pure

Origin of purchasing agent

First recorded in 1920–25

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