Meaning of “spokeswoman” in the English Dictionary

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"spokeswoman" in British English

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spokeswomannoun [ C ]

uk /ˈspəʊksˌwʊm.ən/ us /ˈspoʊksˌwʊm.ən/ plural -women uk /-wɪmɪn/ us

a female spokesperson:

a spokeswoman for the environmental group Greenpeace

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  • A council spokeswoman said that the proposals for the new shopping centre were unlikely to go through.
  • A spokeswoman for the charity described the aid for the refugees as too little, too late.
  • A spokeswoman blamed the confusion on miscommunication between the company and its customers.
  • A spokeswoman at the White House has squelched rumors about the president's ill-health.

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

"spokeswoman" in American English

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spokeswomannoun [ C ]

us /ˈspoʊksˌwʊm·ən/ plural -women /ˈspoʊksˌwɪm·ən/

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

"spokeswoman" in Business English

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spokeswomannoun [ C ]

uk /ˈspəʊkswʊmən/ us plural spokeswomen MARKETING

a woman who acts as a spokesperson:

A spokeswoman blamed the confusion on miscommunication between the company and its customers.

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