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English translation: Purchasing agent

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GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
Polish term or phrase:kupiec
English translation:Purchasing agent
Entered by: Jacek Krankowski
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14:38 Nov 14, 2000
Polish to English translations [PRO]
Marketing - Business/Commerce (general)
Polish term or phrase: kupiec
kupiec for a major department store
What sounds better?
buyer? purchaser? purchasing officer? purchasing clerk?
Astro Jaroslaw Rutkowski
Local time: 18:59
Purchasing agent
Explanation:
Buyer sounds perfectly fine (in U.S.) - it is very commonly used. Bu then, this person works for a Purchasing Department. You might want to use purchasing agent. Purchasing clerk is generally a person (assisatnt) that works under purchasing agent/officer and his/her duties are quite limitted.
Selected response from:

Ivona
United States
Local time: 11:59
Grading comment
Thanks, this definition best fit my context.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
napurchasing clerk
Jacek Podkanski
naPurchasing agent.darotob
nabuyer
Mikolaj Korzistka
naPurchasing agent
Ivona


  

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10 mins
Purchasing agent


Explanation:
Buyer sounds perfectly fine (in U.S.) - it is very commonly used. Bu then, this person works for a Purchasing Department. You might want to use purchasing agent. Purchasing clerk is generally a person (assisatnt) that works under purchasing agent/officer and his/her duties are quite limitted.


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Ivona
United States
Local time: 11:59
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks, this definition best fit my context.
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1 hr
buyer


Explanation:
American term

Mikolaj Korzistka
United States
Local time: 11:59
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Polish
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8 hrs
Purchasing agent.


Explanation:
USA Canada term. Big department staores have purhcasing departments where purchasing agents evaluate and buy stock for the store.


    own knowledge
darotob
Local time: 11:59
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
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7 days
purchasing clerk


Explanation:
this sounds better in british english

Jacek Podkanski
United Kingdom
Local time: 17:59
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish
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Changes made by editors
Sep 22, 2010 - Changes made by drugastrona:
Field (specific)(none) » Business/Commerce (general)


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