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Definition of

sole agent


somebody with sole agency for company a person who has the sole agency for a company in an area.

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Definitions of ’sole agent’ and meaning of ’sole agent’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’sole agent’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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