Definition of 'spokesman'
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Last night her spokesman declined to comment. The Sun (2009)Her spokesman last night declined to comment. The Sun (2016)His official spokesman declined to comment. Times, Sunday Times (2011)His spokesman has declined to comment. The Sun (2014)But a Tory spokesman insisted the changes allowed information to be accessed more easily. The Sun (2013)His official spokesman last night all but gave MPs the green light to vote against. The Sun (2011)A spokesman for the group confirmed the fight but added that thankfully no one was injured. The Sun (2010)A spokesman refused to confirm if he had a future on their board. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A spokesman confirmed that the complaint was upheld. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But asked if any cups were stolen, a club spokesman confirms nobody managed to get into the canteen. The Sun (2016)A spokesman for the group said anyone who had been affected would have money credited back to their accounts. The Sun (2015)Her spokesman confirmed the engagement. The Sun (2012)They contacted us,' the spokesman insisted. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The spokesman added: 'What the leaflet says is which do you find most offensive? Times, Sunday Times (2006)His spokesman insisted: 'They could still be sold. The Sun (2012)The spokesman added: 'This can happen to anyone. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The spokesman added: 'There were a large number of people present and it will take some time to resolve the investigation. The Sun (2007)After much pressing a spokesman would say only that petrol and diesel would be distributed via'a specialist supply chain network of depots '. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A Taleban spokesman denied the group 's responsibility. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A spokesman for the group said: 'We are confident any remaining problems can be resolved. The Sun (2013)A union spokesman said officials 'were shocked and not minded to accept the position '. The Sun (2012)A spokesman insisted: 'Our sponsorship and hospitality budgets have been hugely cut back. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'spokesman'
British English: spokesman /ˈspəʊksmən/ NOUN
A spokesman is a male spokesperson.
A spokesman said that food is on its way.
- American English: spokesman
- Arabic: ...مُتَحدِّثٌ بِاسْمِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: porta-voz
- Chinese: 发言人
- Croatian: glasnogovornik
- Czech: mluvčí
- Danish: talsmand
- Dutch: woordvoerder
- European Spanish: portavoz hombre
- Finnish: puhemies
- French: porte-parole
- German: Sprecher
- Greek: εκπρόσωπος τύπου
- Italian: portavoce
- Japanese: スポークスマン
- Korean: 대변인
- Norwegian: talsmann
- Polish: rzecznik
- European Portuguese: porta-voz
- Romanian: reprezentant
- Russian: представитель
- Spanish: portavoz
- Swedish: talesman
- Thai: โฆษกชาย
- Turkish: sözcü erkek
- Ukrainian: представник
- Vietnamese: người phát ngôn nam
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