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forewoman

[ fawr-woom-uhn, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌwʊm ən, ˈfoʊr- /
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noun, plural fore·wom·en.
a woman in charge of a particular department or group of workers.
a woman on a jury selected to preside over and speak for all the jurors on the panel.
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Origin of forewoman

First recorded in 1700–10; fore- + woman

usage note for forewoman

See -woman.
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