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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
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