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businesswoman

[ biz-nis-woom-uhn ]
/ ˈbɪz nɪsˌwʊm ən /
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noun, plural busi·ness·wom·en.
a woman regularly employed in business, especially a white-collar worker, executive, or owner.
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Origin of businesswoman

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45; business + -woman
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British Dictionary definitions for businesswoman

businesswoman
/ (ˈbɪznɪsˌwʊmən) /

noun plural -women
a woman engaged in commercial or industrial business, esp as an owner or executive

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