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1. A woman who is a member of a committee.
2. A woman who is a party leader of a ward or precinct.
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(kəˈmɪt iˌwʊm ən)

n., pl. -wom•en.
a woman who is a member of a committee or the leader of a political ward or precinct.
usage: See -woman.
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Noun1.committeewoman - a woman who is a member of a committee
committee member - a member of a committee
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n pl <-women> (esp US)
(= member of committee)Komiteemitglied nt
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