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Russian translation of “matron”

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
(Definition of matron from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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