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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A female in charge of a group of workers; A female who is the presiding member of the jury and the one who speaks on their behalf

Usage examples (36)
  • The equivalent of a sergeant is a "forewoman," and there are quartermistresses in charge of stores.
  • Kaidi is a ma'aziba, which translates as "forewoman" in the regional dialect.
  • March! "again called the forewoman, with the coolness a veteran fireman might have envied.
  • The forewoman is a pretty girl of twenty. for more
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