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matron

noun [C]     /ˈmeɪtrən/
NURSE UK old-fashioned
a female nurse in a school, or a female nurse who is in charge of other nurses in a hospital (старшая) медсестра Schools in generalOccupations and tradesDoctors and health workers generallyPeople in charge of or controlling other peopleBosses, managers and directors
WOMAN US
a married woman, especially one who is old or a widow (= woman whose husband has died) замужняя женщина, вдова Kinds of womenMen and women
PRISON/SCHOOL US
a woman who is a manager at some hospitals, schools, prisons, etc сестра-хозяйка Occupations and trades
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