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foreman

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈfɔːmən/ ( 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.
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