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English definition of “businesswoman”

businesswoman

noun [C]     /ˈbɪznɪsˌwʊmən/ (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 → See also businessman, businessperson
(Definition of businesswoman noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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