spokes·​per·​son ˈspōks-ˌpər-sᵊn How to pronounce spokesperson (audio)

Examples of spokesperson in a Sentence

a statement from the company's spokesperson the spokesperson for the protesting students presented their demands to the administration
Recent Examples on the Web Biden, who has faced pressure from his own political party to step down in recent weeks, is set to sit down one-on-one at the White House with NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt, a network spokesperson confirmed to USA TODAY. Anthony Robledo, USA TODAY, 15 July 2024 The Secret Service on Saturday formally notified the FBI of the incident, Secret Service spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi said in a statement. Kevin Shalvey, ABC News, 15 July 2024 Other buildings enter the conversation when considering different criteria, according to Ohio History Connection spokesperson Neil Thompson. Erin Couch, The Enquirer, 15 July 2024 Apart from a faltering real estate market and high unemployment rate, factors including extreme weather and weak local demand are challenges facing the economy, according to a NBS spokesperson. Denni Hu, WWD, 15 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for spokesperson 

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First Known Use

1971, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of spokesperson was in 1971

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“Spokesperson.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spokesperson. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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spokes·​per·​son ˈspōk-ˌspərs-ᵊn How to pronounce spokesperson (audio)

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