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A woman who works for wages.


n, pl -women
(Sociology) a woman who works for a living


(ˈwɜr kɪŋˌwʊm ən)

n., pl. -wom•en.
1. a woman who earns a salary, wages, or other income through regular employment, usu. outside the home.
2. a woman employed in manual or industrial labor.
usage: See -woman.
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A workingwoman can easily juggle her career with raising children and taking care of various domestic chores whereas, men (may be not all) find it difficult to make a cup of tea after spending eight hours in the office.
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