- people engaged in selling.
Origin of salespeople
- a person who sells goods, services, etc.
Origin of salesperson
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Examples from the Web for salespeople
Patients are looking more like customers, and doctors more like salespeople.New Study Says Doctors Can’t “Just Say No” to Their Patients
March 31, 2014
According to reports from his salespeople, various Korean celebrities have been spotted in Canada Goose products in recent years.The Cult of Canada Goose
December 23, 2013
If only salespeople were fuzzy and wagged their tails more, they'd probably find it easier to cooperate with the inevitable.The Economics of Puppy Management
February 22, 2013
And finally there are the salespeople, who may not know that much about the math, but know how to talk a persuasive bottom line.Curse of the Rogue French Trader
May 14, 2012
Very naturally, the merchants and the salespeople did not like this.The King's Cup-Bearer
Amy Catherine Walton
She had vaguely heard that shopwalkers in England could make or break the salespeople.
And the several thousand salespeople in the huge store were slangily nicknamed "Peter Rolls's hands."
In an instant she realized that the pads upon which salespeople did hasty sums must be called check books, anyhow in America.
About hours—we close at the right time, but the salespeople are kept late, often very late, looking over stock.
Word Origin and History for salespeople
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