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womanhoodnoun [U]

uk   /ˈwʊm.ən.hʊd/ us   /ˈwʊm.ən.hʊd/
the state of being a woman, or the period of time when someone is a woman: The novel deals with a teenage girl's journey towards womanhood.
the qualities that are considered typical of a woman: Brigitte Bardot was the dominant image of womanhood in French cinema during the 1960s.
formal all women considered as a group: the womanhood of the nation
(Definition of womanhood from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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womanhoodnoun [U]

us   /ˈwʊm·ənˌhʊd/
the state of being a woman: The girl had matured into womanhood.
(Definition of womanhood from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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