businesswoman


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busi·ness·wom·an

 (bĭz′nĭs-wo͝om′ən)
n.
A woman engaged in business.
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businesswoman

(ˈbɪznɪsˌwʊmən)
n, pl -women
(Professions) a woman engaged in commercial or industrial business, esp as an owner or executive
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busi•ness•wom•an

(ˈbɪz nɪsˌwʊm ən)

n., pl. -wom•en.
a woman regularly employed in business.
[1835–45, Amer.]
usage: See -woman.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.businesswoman - a female businesspersonbusinesswoman - a female businessperson    
bourgeois, businessperson - a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
madam - a woman who runs a house of prostitution
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Translations
obchodnice
forretningskvinde
liikenainen
poslovna žena
ビジネスウーマン
여성 사업가
obchodníčka
poslovna ženska
affärskvinna
นักธุรกิจหญิง
nữ doanh nhân

businesswoman

[ˈbɪznɪsˌwʊmən] N (businesswomen (pl)) → mujer f de negocios; (= trader) → empresaria f
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businesswoman

[ˈbɪznɪswʊmən] nfemme f d'affaires
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businesswoman

[ˈbɪznɪsˌwʊmən] n (-women (pl)) → imprenditrice
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

businesswoman

سَيِّدَة الأَعْمال obchodnice forretningskvinde Geschäftsfrau επιχειρηματίας empresaria liikenainen femme d’affaires poslovna žena donna d’affari ビジネスウーマン 여성 사업가 zakenvrouw forretningskvinne biznesmenka mulher de negócios деловая женщина affärskvinna นักธุรกิจหญิง iş kadını nữ doanh nhân 女商人
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