[ fawr-muh n, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔr mən, ˈfoʊr- /
noun, plural fore·men.
a person in charge of a particular department, group of workers, etc., as in a factory or the like.
the member of a jury selected to preside over and speak for all the jurors on the panel.
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/ (ˈfɔːmən) /
noun plural -men
a person, often experienced, who supervises other workmenGender-neutral form: supervisor
law the principal juror, who presides at the deliberations of a juryFemale equivalent: forewoman
/ (ˈfɔːmən) /
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