Meaning of “businesswoman” in the English Dictionary

"businesswoman" in British English

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businesswomannoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɪz.nɪsˌwʊm.ən/ us /ˈbɪz.nɪsˌwʊm.ən/ plural -women uk /-wɪmɪn/ us

A2 a woman who works in business, especially one who has a high position in a company:

She's a good/shrewd businesswoman.

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(Definition of “businesswoman” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"businesswoman" in American English

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businesswomannoun [ C ]

us /ˈbɪz·nəsˌwʊm·ən, -nəz-/ plural -women /ˈbɪz·nəsˌwɪm·ən, -nəz-/ female

a woman who works in business, esp. one with a job in a company

(Definition of “businesswoman” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"businesswoman" in Business English

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businesswomannoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɪznɪsˌwʊmən/ us plural businesswomen

a woman who works in business, especially one with an important position in a company or who owns her own company:

We organize networking lunches for businesswomen throughout the city.

a woman who understands a lot about business and making money:

a good/shrewd businesswoman

(Definition of “businesswoman” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)