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It's really important for me to do the fundamentals of this job really, really well. And to let people know that I think the core responsibilities of a member of Congress aren't seeking the national headlines or being the spokesperson on this issue or that issue when you just get there.
Joseph P. Kennedy III

Meaning of "spokesperson" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SPOKESPERSON

spokesperson  [ˈspəʊksˌpɜːsən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SPOKESPERSON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Spokesperson is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SPOKESPERSON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

spokesperson

Spokesperson

A spokesperson or spokesman or spokeswoman is someone engaged or elected to speak on behalf of others.

Definition of spokesperson in the English dictionary

The definition of spokesperson in the dictionary is a person authorized to speak on behalf of another person, group of people, or organization.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SPOKESPERSON


anchorperson
ˈæŋkəˌpɜːsən
barperson
ˈbɑːˌpɜːsən
cameraperson
ˈkæmrəˌpɜːsən
chairperson
ˈtʃɛəˌpɜːsən
cochairperson
ˌkəʊˈtʃeəˌpɜːsən
draftsperson
ˈdrɑːftsˌpɜːsən
gentleperson
ˈdʒɛntəlˌpɜːsən
handyperson
ˈhændɪˌpɜːsən
henchperson
ˈhentʃˌpɜːsən
houseperson
ˈhaʊsˌpɜːsən
newsperson
ˈnjuːzˌpɜːsən
pitchperson
ˈpɪtʃˌpɜːsən
postperson
ˈpəʊstˌpɜːsən
salesperson
ˈseɪlzˌpɜːsən
sportsperson
ˈspɔːtsˌpɜːsən
statesperson
ˈsteɪtsˌpɜːsən
superperson
ˈsuːpərˌpɜːsən
tradesperson
ˈtreɪdzˌpɜːsən
waitperson
ˈweɪtˌpɜːsən
weatherperson
ˈwɛðərˌpɜːsən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SPOKESPERSON

spoilt
Spokane
spoke
spoken
spoken for
spokeshave
spokesman
spokesmanship
spokesmen
spokespeople
spokeswoman
spokeswomen
spokewise
Spoleto
spoliate
spoliation
spoliative
spoliator
spoliatory
spondaic

WORDS THAT END LIKE SPOKESPERSON

Anderson
Carson
craftsperson
Emerson
first person
first-person
Henderson
in person
Jefferson
Kherson
lay person
Macpherson
McPherson
media person
missing person
Paterson
person
Peterson
Sanderson
second person
third person

Synonyms and antonyms of spokesperson in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SPOKESPERSON»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «spokesperson» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of spokesperson

Translation of «spokesperson» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SPOKESPERSON

Find out the translation of spokesperson to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of spokesperson from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «spokesperson» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

发言人
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

portavoz
570 millions of speakers

English

spokesperson
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रवक्ता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

...مُتَحدِّثٌ بِاسْمِ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

представитель
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

porta-voz
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মুখপাত্র
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

porte-parole
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jurucakap
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sprecher
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

スポークスパーソン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

대변인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Juru wicara
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

người phát ngôn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பேச்சாளர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रवक्ते
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sözcü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

portavoce
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rzecznik
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

представник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

purtător de cuvânt
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εκπρόσωπος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

woordvoerder
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

talesman
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

talsperson
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of spokesperson

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SPOKESPERSON»

The term «spokesperson» is very widely used and occupies the 21.967 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SPOKESPERSON» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «spokesperson» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «spokesperson» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about spokesperson

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10 QUOTES WITH «SPOKESPERSON»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word spokesperson.
1
Maria Bamford
I'd like to create a lovable character for schizophrenia; it doesn't have a celebrity spokesperson because by the time somebody's schizophrenic they've lost all their teeth.
2
Neko Case
I think I've kind of been mistaken for somebody who's trying to be a spokesperson for animal rights, and the fact is I'm not qualified to be a spokesperson. I am passionate about it, but I'm not trying to make other people do what I do.
3
Norm Crosby
I was the first spokesperson for the Better Hearing Institute in Washington. And that's the message we tried to send out - there is hearing help out there, and the technology and options are amazing.
4
Larry Fitzgerald
I joined forces with the American Cancer Society in 2010 as a spokesperson for the N.F.L.'s 'A Crucial Catch' campaign, which benefits the American Cancer Society. This was important to me because I lost my mother to breast cancer, and I have always felt a strong commitment to doing all I can to fight this disease.
5
Janeane Garofalo
I absolutely realize that a celebrity spokesperson is not ideal.
6
Bobby Heenan
I would like to do commercials, or even work for WWE if they called me. I wouldn't want to go back on the air or manage again, but I would like to be a spokesperson and do stuff like that.
7
Joseph P. Kennedy III
It's really important for me to do the fundamentals of this job really, really well. And to let people know that I think the core responsibilities of a member of Congress aren't seeking the national headlines or being the spokesperson on this issue or that issue when you just get there.
8
Billy Koch
I thought Paulie could jump. I know he's not fleet of foot, but at least have some hops. I guess we know who is not going to win a gold glove. I was trying to become a spokesperson for the U.S. Postal Service.
9
Ross Mathews
It's a well-known fact that the TV camera adds 10 pounds. I don't want to say that I've been calling my Jenny Craig consultant a lot, but I'm pretty sure I'm the first spokesperson whom they've considered filing a restraining order against.
10
Ruben Studdard
I never want to try to be a spokesperson for health and wellness because I most definitely am not the most in shape person in the world.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SPOKESPERSON»

Discover the use of spokesperson in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to spokesperson and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Spokesperson Milton: Voices in Contemporary Criticism
The essays in part III suggest the extent to which politics inform Milton's poetry and contribute to the shaping of his prose, and they consider the effect of those political views on Milton's contemporaries and on later generations of ...
Charles W. Durham, Kristin Pruitt McColgan, 1994
2
Kofi Annan: A Spokesperson's Memoir
A candid discussion of the events and personalities encountered daily by Frederic Eckhard, Spokesperson for former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, from 1997-2005.
Frederic Eckhard, 2013
3
Making Money by Speaking: The Spokesperson Strategy for ...
Your Equipment A spokesperson requires no real capital, which is one of the things I love about the opportunity. To set up a speaking operation, you initially need only two pieces of equipment that you probably already have, a phone and a ...
Gary Gagliardi, 2006
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Attention, Attitude, and Affect in Response to Advertising
Most ads utilize announcers, and it is widely agreed that the spokesperson is at least capable of having an impact on the listener above and beyond the effect elicited by the contents of the message. Unlike music, however, a spokesperson  ...
Eddie M. Clark, Timothy C. Brock, David W. Stewart, 1994
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Ready, Set, Talk!: A Guide to Getting Your Message Heard by ...
Coach your spokesperson. Be sure that your spokesperson knows and understands your issue. As obvious as this seems, during President Clinton's radio initiative for the Crime Bill, Attorney General Janet Reno admitted on the air that she ...
Ellen Ratner, Kathie Scarrah, 2006
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Understanding Technological Innovation: A Socio-technical ...
Like the sovereign in Hobbes's work, who is authorized by contract to talk on behalf of the people, Callon and Latour's spokesperson can condense the interactions developed by a host of actors. Thus, a macro actor can be substituted for a ...
Patrice Flichy, 2008
7
Queer Affluence, Popular Media, and the Matter of the Openly ...
This dissertation looks at queer representation in the media and highlights a particular representational strategy that is used in a stereotypical fashion.
Owen L. Pillion, 2007
8
The Practical Guide to Environmental Community Relations
Designating a Spokesperson A spokesperson and an alternate spokesperson should be designated during the planning process to ensure that all communication to the media and other stakeholders are funneled through them. This is ...
Carol J. Forrest, 1997
9
Strategic Copywriting: How to Create Effective Advertising
... will be for naught. The Presenter or Spokesperson Format This format is similar to the testimonial or endorsement format. Usually, this format has a spokesperson standing in front of a camera; the product may be in the spokesperson's hands ...
Edd Applegate, 2005
10
Kellogg on Marketing
One compelling reason for using attractive spokespeople is that they personify a key product benefit. John Houseman was an appropriate spokesperson for Smith Barney because he personified the firm's hard-working and analytical attributes.
Dawn Iacobucci, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SPOKESPERSON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term spokesperson is used in the context of the following news items.
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'Village idiot' explosion selfie taker now Dem spokesperson
One of the clueless tourists who caused outrage by posing for a selfie in front of the ruins of the March East Village gas explosion has been named the ... «New York Post, Jul 15»
2
Calum Worthy Named YEA Camp National Celebrity Spokesperson
Calum Worthy just scored a cool new role — as the National Celebrity Spokesperson for YEA Camp! “I'm thrilled to work with YEA Camp to let young people ... «Just Jared Jr., Jun 15»
3
Calum Worthy Named Spokesperson For Youth Empowered Action …
Today, Calum was announced as the official celebrity spokesperson for the Youth Empowered Action (YEA) camp being held this summer. YEA is a ... «Fanlala, Jun 15»
4
Appointment of John Kirby as State Department Spokesperson
I am pleased to welcome John Kirby as our new State Department Spokesperson. I first got to know John's work several years ago, when I was on the Senate ... «US Department of State, May 15»
5
Spokesperson: UN probe shows US human rights record not perfect
BEIJING, May 12 (Xinhua) -- A UN investigation into the human rights record of the United States shows that no country is perfect, Chinese Foreign Ministry ... «Xinhua, May 15»
6
Mehboob Beg appointed PDP's chief spokesperson
Ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday appointed Mehboob Beg, who had quit National Conference (NC) in 2014, as the party's Chief ... «The Hindu, May 15»
7
ThanksUSA Congratulates National Spokesperson Stephen Curry …
As ThanksUSA's National Spokesperson since 2010, he has helped raise significant awareness and funds – including the generous donation of his $25,000 ... «PR Newswire, May 15»
8
John Kirby Chosen as New State Department Spokesperson
Former Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby was chosen Wednesday as the new State Department spokesperson, replacing Jen Psaki, who moved on to ... «Mediaite, Apr 15»
9
Spokesperson Offers Brands Larger Voice
Partnering with a brand spokesperson is a strategy for giving a larger voice to your message and allowing the positive feelings the market has for that ... «Memphis Daily News, Apr 15»
10
Vikas Swarup Takes Over as External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson
Outgoing Spokesperson and Joint Secretary (External Affairs) Syed Akbaruddin greets his successor Vikas Swarup who took over in New Delhi on Saturday. «NDTV, Apr 15»

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