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spokesperson

[spohks-pur-suh n] /ˈspoʊksˌpɜr sən/
noun
1.
a person who speaks for another or for a group.
Origin of spokesperson
1970-1975
1970-75; spokes(man) + -person
Usage note
See -person.
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spokesman

/ˈspəʊksmən/
noun (pl) -men, -persons, -people, -women
1.
a person authorized to speak on behalf of another person, group of people, or organization
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