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  • Spokesman for the Negro — Booker T Washington …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Spokesman for the Oppressed — George Meany …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • spokesman — spokes|man W2 [ˈspəuksmən US ˈspouks ] n plural spokesmen [ mən] [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Probably from spoke (old past participle of speak) + O=man] a man who has been chosen to speak officially for a group, organization, or government… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • for — [[t]fə(r), STRONG fɔː(r)[/t]] ♦ (In addition to the uses shown below, for is used after some verbs, nouns, and adjectives in order to introduce extra information, and in phrasal verbs such as account for and make up for . It is also used with… …   English dictionary

  • spokesman — (= spokeswoman), noun he s the spokesman for our athletics program Syn: spokesperson, representative, agent, mouthpiece, voice, official; informal spin doctor, PR person …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • Spokesman — Spokes man (sp[=o]ks man), n.; pl. {Spokesmen} ( men). [Speak, spoke + man.] One who speaks for another. [1913 Webster] He shall be thy spokesman unto the people. Ex. iv. 16. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spokesman — UK US /ˈspəʊksmən/ US  /ˈspoʊks / noun [C] (plural spokesmen) MARKETING ► a man who acts as a spokesperson: »The spokesman repeated the company s claim that it was not to blame for the accident …   Financial and business terms

  • spokesman — [spōks′mən] n. pl. spokesmen [spōks′mən] [irregularly formed < SPOKE2] a person who speaks for another or for a group …   English World dictionary

  • spokesman — 1510s, an interpreter, 1530s in the sense of person who speaks for another or others. Irregular formation from spoke, past tense of SPEAK (Cf. speak) (actually a back formation from spoken). Spokeswoman is from 1650s; spokesperson is from 1972.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Spokesman — A spokesman (spokeswoman or spokesperson) is someone engaged to speak on behalf of others.The term spokesperson , invented to replace the conventional spokesman , is a typical example of a gender neutral neologism.In the present media sensitive… …   Wikipedia

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