Meaning of “foreman” in the English Dictionary

"foreman" in American English

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foremannoun [ C ]

us /ˈfɔr·mən, ˈfoʊr-/ plural -men /ˈfɔr·mən, ˈfoʊr-/

a skilled person who is in charge of a group of workers:

After four years on the job, he was promoted to foreman.

law In a court of law, the foreman on the jury is the person who is in charge of and speaks for the jury.

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

"foreman" in Business English

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foremannoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfɔːmən/ us plural foremen

HR, WORKPLACE someone in charge of a group of workers:

a construction/factory/mine foreman The mine foreman was responsible for conducting a pre-shift examination of the mine.

LAW in a court of law, a member of the jury who is chosen to be in charge of the jury's discussions and to speak officially for them:

The jury foreman read the verdict - reached Friday after 15 hours of deliberation - in a Macomb County courtroom.

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