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servicewoman

[ sur-vis-woom-uhn ]
/ ˈsɜr vɪsˌwʊm ən /
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noun, plural serv·ice·wom·en.
a woman who is a member of the armed forces of a country.
a woman whose occupation is to maintain or repair equipment: A servicewoman was here to repair the air conditioner.
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Origin of servicewoman

First recorded in 1940–45; service(man) + -woman

usage note for servicewoman

See -woman.
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