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fore·man

 (fôr′mən)
n.
1. A man who serves as the leader of a work crew, as in a factory.
2. A man who chairs and speaks for a jury.

fore′man·ship′ n.

foreman

(ˈfɔːmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Professions) a person, often experienced, who supervises other workmen. Gender-neutral form: supervisor
2. (Law) law the principal juror, who presides at the deliberations of a jury. Female equivalent: forewoman
ˈforemanˌship n

Foreman

(ˈfɔːmən)
n
(Biography) George. born 1949, US boxer: world heavyweight champion (1973–74); retired in 1977 but re-entered the ring in 1987 and won the heavyweight championship in 1994 at age 45; also noted for the grilling appliance that bears his name

fore•man

(ˈfɔr mən, ˈfoʊr-)

n., pl. -men.
1. a person in charge of a department or group of workers, as in a factory.
2. the member of a jury who is selected to preside over and speak for all the jurors on the panel.
[1175–1225; Middle English forman chief servant]
fore′man•ship`, n.
usage: See -man.

foreman

A member of a jury who is appointed to preside over and speak for it.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foreman - a person who exercises control over workersforeman - a person who exercises control over workers; "if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman"
baas - South African term for `boss'
ganger - the foreman of a work gang
assistant foreman, straw boss - a member of a work gang who supervises the other workers
supervisor - one who supervises or has charge and direction of
2.foreman - a man who is foreperson of a jury
foreperson - the presiding member of the jury and the one who speaks on their behalf

foreman

forewoman
noun supervisor, steward, controller, superintendent, director, manager, chief, boss (informal), governor, inspector, administrator, gaffer (informal, chiefly Brit.), overseer, baas (S. African) The foreman called maintenance.

foreman

noun
Someone who directs and supervises workers:
Informal: straw boss.
Slang: chief.
Translations
رئيس أو ناظِر عُمّال
dílovedoucímistrpředák
formandværkfører
puheenjohtajatyönjohtaja
művezető
verkstjóri
brigadininkasprisiekusiųjų seniūnas
meistarspriekšstrādniekszvērināto tiesas vecākais
delovodja
usta başı

foreman

[ˈfɔːmən] N (foremen (pl)) [of workers] → capataz m (Constr) → maestro m de obras (Jur) [of jury] → presidente/a m/f del jurado

foreman

[ˈfɔːrmən] n
(= supervisor) → contremaître m
(LAW) [jury] → président m (du jury)

foreman

n pl <-men> (in factory) → Vorarbeiter m; (on building site) → Polier m; (Jur, of jury) → Obmann m

foreman

[ˈfɔːmən] n (-men (pl)) (of workers) → caposquadra m (Law) (of jury) → portavoce m della giuria

foreman

(ˈfoːmən) plural ˈforemen noun
the supervisor or leader of a group, especially of workmen or a jury. The foreman here is in charge of twenty workmen.
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