salespeople

[ seylz-pee-puh l ]
/ ˈseɪlzˌpi pəl /

plural noun

people engaged in selling.

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Origin of salespeople

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80; sales + people

Definition for salespeople (2 of 2)

salesperson
[ seylz-pur-suh n ]
/ ˈseɪlzˌpɜr sən /

noun

a person who sells goods, services, etc.

Origin of salesperson

First recorded in 1915–20; sales + person

usage note for salesperson

See -person.
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