[ root-muhn, rout- ]
/ ˈrut mən, ˈraʊt- /
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noun, plural route·men.
a person who works in a specified area or covers a specific route, as a mail carrier or truckdriver.
a supervisor who establishes a route for salespersons or the like, maintains office records, and handles customer relations for it.
a person who routes work among a group of employees, as in a plant or shipyard.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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