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woman

noun uk   /ˈwʊm.ən/ ( plural women   /ˈwɪmɪn/   ) us  
A1 [C] an adult female human being: She's a really nice woman. A woman and two men were arrested on the day after the explosion. Women first got the vote in Britain in 1918. She is Ireland's first woman (= female) president. [C] informal a wife or female sexual partner: Apparently, Geoff's got a new woman. [U] women in general: He is writing a book on the representation of woman in medieval art.
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in Korean 여성…
in Arabic اِمْرأة…
in French femme(-), femme de ménage…
in Turkish kadın, bayan, hanım…
in Italian donna…
in Chinese (Traditional) 成年女子,女人, 妻子, 情人…
in Russian женщина…
in Polish kobieta…
in Spanish mujer, mujer que hace la limpieza…
in Portuguese mulher…
in German die Frau, weiblich, Frauen……
in Catalan dona…
in Japanese 女性, 女の人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 成年女子,女人, 妻子, 情人…
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