[ 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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usage note for foreman
OTHER WORDS FROM foremanfore·man·ship, nounsub·fore·man, noun, plural sub·fore·men.sub·fore·man·ship, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for foreman-ship (1 of 2)
/ (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
Derived forms of foremanforemanship, noun
British Dictionary definitions for foreman-ship (2 of 2)
/ (ˈfɔːmən) /
George . born 1949, US boxer: world heavyweight champion (1973–74); retired in 1977 but re-entered the ring in 1987 and won the heavyweight championship in 1994 at age 45
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