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Definition of rep noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    rep

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//rep//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//rep//
     
    (informal)
     
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  1. 1[countable] = sales representative, representative She’s a sales rep for a recording company.
  2. 2[countable] a person who speaks officially for a group of people, especially at work a union rep Subscriptions should be paid to your union rep.
  3. 3[uncountable] (informal) the abbreviation for repertory
  4. Word Origin senses 1 to 2 late 19th cent.: abbreviation. sense 3 1920s: abbreviation.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: rep