- 01. A [spokesperson] for the tobacco company claimed that the government ban on advertising was unfair and unconstitutional.02. A [spokesman] for the company denied they are planning to lay off over 500 workers.03. A [spokeswoman] for the company denied they had been involved in any wrongdoing.04. A government [spokesman] said the governor had no comment at this time.05. According to a [spokesperson] for the anti-poverty group, making laws against panhandling doesn't address the source of the problem.06. Mohammed acted as a class [spokesman] for the students when he asked the teacher if they could have a potluck supper to celebrate the end of classes.07. Singer Bob Dylan was seen by many as a musical [spokesman] for his generation.08. He can't really make any decisions; he's just a [spokesman] for the company.09. She's a popular [spokeswoman] for the party and has been able to able to raise their profile in the press considerably.10. Actor Donald Sutherland has been acting as a [spokesman] for Volvo cars ever since he had a bad car accident in which he was saved by the safety features of his own Volvo.11. Ron Nesen once remarked that nobody believes the official [spokesman]... but everybody trusts an unidentified source.12. A rebel [spokesman] has said that his group expects to take the capital city in the next few days.13. An immigration [spokesperson] has indicated that the refugees will all be allowed to stay in the country.14. As the union [spokesman], I represent over 200 workers in this factory.15. In February of 1920, Adolf Hitler, [spokesman] for an extremist political group in Germany, outlined the organization's program to create a Third German Reich.
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spokesperson — spokes‧per‧son [ˈspəʊksˌpɜːsn ǁ ˈspoʊksˌpɜːr ] noun spokespeople PLURALFORM [ ˌpiːpl] [countable] a person who has been chosen to speak officially for a group, organization, or government * * * spokesperson UK US /ˈspəʊksˌpɜːsən/ noun [C]… … Financial and business terms
spokesperson — index liaison, medium, plenipotentiary Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
spokesperson — see person … Modern English usage
spokesperson — [n] person who communicates for another agent, champion, delegate, deputy, mediator, mouth, mouthpiece*, prolocutor, prophet, protagonist, representative, speaker, stand in, substitute, talker; concepts 348,354 … New thesaurus
spokesperson — ► NOUN (pl. spokespersons or spokespeople) ▪ a spokesman or spokeswoman (used as a neutral alternative) … English terms dictionary
spokesperson — [spōks′pʉr΄sən] n. SPOKESMAN: used to avoid the masculine implication of spokesman … English World dictionary
spokesperson — n. a spokesperson for (a spokesperson for the strikers) * * * [ spəʊksˌpɜːs(ə)n] a spokesperson for (a spokesperson for the strikers) … Combinatory dictionary
spokesperson — [[t]spo͟ʊkspɜː(r)s(ə)n[/t]] spokespersons, spokespeople (plural) N COUNT A spokesperson is a person who speaks as the representative of a group or organization. A spokesperson for Amnesty, Norma Johnston, describes some cases … English dictionary
spokesperson — UK [ˈspə(r)ʊksˌpɜːs(ə)n] / US [ˈspoʊksˌpɜrs(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms spokesperson : singular spokesperson plural spokespeople UK [ˈspəʊksˌpiːp(ə)l] / US [ˈspoʊksˌpɪp(ə)l] someone whose job is to officially represent an organization, for… … English dictionary
spokesperson — noun Spokesperson is used after these nouns: ↑department, ↑government, ↑ministry, ↑union … Collocations dictionary