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English definition of “woman”

woman

noun     /ˈwʊm.ən/ (plural women   /ˈwɪmɪn/   )
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 .Men and womenKinds of menKinds of women [C] informal a wife or female sexual partner : Apparently , Geoff's got a new woman.Romantic and sexual partners [U] women in general : He is writing a book on the representation of woman in medieval art . → See also womankind, womenfolkMen and womenKinds of menKinds of women
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