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manageress

noun [C]     /ˌmænɪdʒərˈes/ US   /ˈmænɪdʒərɪs/ UK old-fashioned
MANAGEMENT, COMMERCE a woman who manages a small business, for example a hotel, restaurant, or store: I'm afraid I can't tell you; I'll have to ask the manageress.
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