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forewoman

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈfɔːwʊmən/ ( plural forewomen)
HR, WORKPLACE a woman who is in charge of a group of workers: She's a forewoman who commands respect and recommends having a sense of humor on the job.
LAW in a court of law, a woman on a jury who is chosen to be in charge of the jury's discussions and to speak officially for them
Translations of “forewoman”
in Korean 여자 감독…
in Arabic رَئيسة العُمّال…
in Portuguese encarregada…
in Catalan capatassa…
in Japanese 女性の班長, 女性の監督…
in Italian caposquadra (donna)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 女工頭, 女領班, 女陪審團團長…
in Chinese (Simplified) 女工头, 女领班, 女陪审团团长…
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