[ ang-ker-woom-uhn ]
/ ˈæŋ kərˌwʊm ən /
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noun, plural an·chor·wom·en.Radio and Television.
a woman who anchors a program of news, sports, etc.; anchor.
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Jebreal was the first foreign anchorwoman in the history of Italian television to read the evening news.
British Dictionary definitions for anchorwoman
/ (ˈæŋkəˌwʊmən) /
noun plural -women
sport the last woman in a team to compete, esp in a relay race
Also called: anchor, presenter (in broadcasting) a woman in a central studio who links up and maintains contact with various outside camera units, reporters, etc
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