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vendor

[ ven-der; especially contrastively ven-dawr ]
/ ˈvɛn dər; especially contrastively vɛnˈdɔr /
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noun

a person or agency that sells.

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Origin of vendor

1585–95; <Anglo-French vendo(u)r<Latin venditor.See vend, -or2
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vendor

vender (ˈvɛndə)

/ (ˈvɛndɔː) /

noun

mainly law a person who sells something, esp real property
another name for vending machine
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