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1. A woman who practices a manual trade.
2. A woman who is a merchant.


(ˈtreɪdzˌwʊm ən)

n., pl. -wom•en.
a woman engaged in trade.
usage: See -woman.


[ˈtreɪdzˌwʊmən] N (tradeswomen (pl)) (= shopkeeper) → tendera f; (= roundswoman) → repartidora f, proveedora f; (= artisan) → artesana f
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Though Napoleon, by subordinating all things and all men to his will, retarded for a time the influence of bureaucracy (that ponderous curtain hung between the service to be done and the man who orders it), it was permanently organized under the constitutional government, which was, inevitably, the friend of all mediocrities, the lover of authentic documents and accounts, and as meddlesome as an old tradeswoman.
The Influential Women of Northern Ontario Awards program (IW) announced this year's northeast and northwest award winners in the following categories: Executive, Entrepreneur and Young Entrepreneur, Business of the Year, Aboriginal Leadership, Tradeswoman, Influential Community Trailblazer and the Influential Woman Essay Scholarship.
We have started to go out because the French are here," said Arlette Papaye, a local tradeswoman.
The 40-year-old from Edinburgh is the only tradeswoman working on the site, putting her painting skills to use in the playground.
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Shuttleton, "Mary Chandler's Description of Bath (1733): A Tradeswoman Poet of the Georgian Urban Reanaissance," in Women and Urban Life in Eighteenth-Century England, 'On the Town,' Rosemary Sweet and Penelope Lane, eds.
Tradeswoman Honoree: Rochelle James, NEW Graduate and Electrician, Local Union 3, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
This outbreak rapidly spread to Mbuji Mayi in Eastern Kasai where, as discovered during the outbreak investigation, the first case was in a tradeswoman who had traveled by train to Bukama to buy fish.
Wherever you meet upon a tradeswoman cheat her thoroughly, (because) you cannot cheat a (male) trader'
One of their customers I single mum Linda Palmer, 49, from Camberley, I explained why she would always choose a tradeswoman over a man.
Lisa, aged 30, of Chapelfields, is the only tradeswoman in a team of dedicated workers who repair homes across the city.