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char·wom·an

 (chär′wo͝om′ən)
n.
A woman hired to do cleaning or similar work, usually in a large building.

charwoman

(ˈtʃɑːˌwʊmən)
n, pl -women
(Professions) Brit a woman who is hired to clean, tidy, etc, in a house or office

char•wom•an

(ˈtʃɑrˌwʊm ən)

n., pl. -wom•en.
a woman hired to do general cleaning, as in an office.
[1590–1600; char3 + woman]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.charwoman - a human female employed to do houseworkcharwoman - a human female employed to do housework; "the char will clean the carpet"; "I have a woman who comes in four hours a day while I write"
cleaner - someone whose occupation is cleaning
Translations
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charwoman

[ˈtʃɑːˌwʊmən] N (charwomen (pl)) → mujer f de la limpieza, asistenta f

charwoman

[ˈtʃɑːˌwʊmən] n (-women (pl)) → donna delle pulizie, donna a ore
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I once, indeed, overheard part of a dialogue between Leah and one of the charwomen, of which Grace formed the subject.
It was no day of rest, but a day of texts, of catechisms (Watts'), of tracts about converted swearers, godly charwomen, and edifying deaths of sinners saved.
With Nazan Kesal and Asiye Dincsoy in its leading roles and a glittering cast that also includes Mehmet EuzgE-r, Serra Yylmaz and Didem ynselel, "Toz Bezi" follows the lives of two women in ystanbul as they struggle to make ends meet working as charwomen, commuting back and forth between the poorest and richest neighborhoods of the city every day.
I myself have known duchesses who were highbrows, also charwomen, and they have both told me .
Women who sought work as charwomen, seamstresses or as sweated domestic labour could not find these jobs in the suburbs.
Still Dickens was literature after all; not literature of a high order, of course, not thoughtful or purposeful literature, but literature quite fitted for charwomen on Christmas Eve.
Moffatt is one of Woolf's "recurring" and powerfully disruptive charwomen, who serve to symbolically expose the corruption and dependency at the heart of the British class structure (81).
Mary Bayliss, aged 46, and 39-year-old Susannah Booton, had homes and worked as charwomen.
Mencken said were able to get their mothers jobs as charwomen at City Hall.
They appealed to Lijana Popovska, charwomen of DOM, a coalition partner in the government, to condemn these statements by the prime minister.
This was quite apart from the women who had previously been domestic servants, charwomen, housekeepers or nurses.
4) The list of vexing social issues that confronted the rule of law and managed to slip past the censures gavel onto the public stage included, among other things, sympathetic discussions of the plight of striking workers and impoverished charwomen, the abolition of property ownership and the inequity of the "living-in system" Godless freethinkers and the home rule of Catholic Irishmen, the dissolution of unhappy marriages and intimations of homosexuality, along with alarming affronts to the House of Lords' traditional noblesse oblige, which culminated on the political stage with the Parliament Act of 1911 that increased taxes on large landowners.