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chairwoman

[ chair-woom-uhn ]
/ ˈtʃɛərˌwʊm ən /
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noun, plural chair·wom·en.
a woman who presides over a meeting, committee, department, etc.
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Also called chairlady.

Origin of chairwoman

First recorded in 1690–1700; chair + woman

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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH chairwoman

chair, chairman, chairperson, chairwoman
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