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  • noun Plural form of spokesman.


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  • Label spokesmen cited "doctor's orders" as the reason for his absence.

    How John Galliano changed the face of fashion 2011

  • Through them Lewis established himself as one of the main spokesmen for a new wave of Welsh nationalism, a militant nationalism hardened by a younger generation's experience of the Great War and its aftermath.

    Archive 2008-05-01 2008

  • The message of administration and military spokesmen is that Iran is deliberately killing US troops and is a major source of insurgency in Iraq.

    The BIG Lie JDsg 2007

  • A better, if less felicitous, description I’ve seen used by U.S. military spokesmen is “anti-Iraqi forces” to refer to militants who predominantly attack Iraqi troops and civilians.

    Matthew Yglesias » “Terrorists” 2007

  • All missed the bigger point – a stage-army of pundits and so-called spokesmen for business rehearsing what they would have said anyway.

    Good capitalism does exist. And it's more crucial now than ever | Will Hutton 2011

  • The other of the spokesmen was a Jew of Gibraltar, a tolerably well-bred person, who spoke English very fluently.

    Eothen, or, Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East Alexander William Kinglake 1850

  • David Cameron of Britain took the position, according to Downing Street spokesmen, that issues affecting British sovereignty are the exclusive purview of the British Parliament, as specified in the statute that granted limited powers of self-government to Scotland - what is known in Britain as devolution - in 1998.

    NYT > Home Page By JOHN F. BURNS 2012

  • I mean, these people now have become so embedded with the establishment, so embedded with authority, they're what Brecht called the spokesmen of the spokesmen.

    Democracy Now! 2010

  • Today several "spokesmen" for the administration have claimed that the stimulus package has worked (it did what it was intended to do), the healthcare package will not cost most taxpayers a penny extra and will provide the same level of healthcare as they currently have, most Americans have received a tax cut that they began seeing on their paychecks back in May.

    First on the Ticker: RNC Web video targets 'White House in denial' 2009

  • [Caution - report quotes Taliban "spokesmen" again, who claims they will conquer Kandahar after occupying Arghandab] The propaganda of the Taliban seems to be working on the scared rural civilians though:

    2008 June 18 « Unambiguously Ambidextrous 2008


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