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English definition of “ex-servicewoman”


noun [C]     /ˌeksˈsɜː.vɪsˌwʊm.ən/ US  /-ˈsɚ-/ (plural -women   /-wɪmɪn/   )
a woman who was a member of the armed services in the pastSoldiers and people who fight in wars
(Definition of ex-servicewoman noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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