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A saleswoman, especially one in a fashionable dress shop.
- ‘At Maggy Rouff's, Legroux's, Suzanne Talbot's and Vera Borea's, vendeuses said they had deferred this season to American taste.’
- ‘They have relationships with the vendeuses and PRs in every store.’
- ‘The vendeuses are now in trendy day-wear; the magazine covers are chaste and pudenda polite.’
- ‘Once given an appointment the client is looked after by a vendeuse, an important saleswoman responsible for customers, their orders and supervision of their fittings.’
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