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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.
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Noun1.foremanship - the position of foreman
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
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References in classic literature ?
"And you would," she flashed back at him, "if you'd take the foremanship. Only you can't.
A shoe factory worker from Chester seeking to better his position read a book called "Foremanship." A young mother hoping to help her child with a speech impediment checked out a book containing techniques to overcome stuttering.
In this context it needs to be pointed to the fact that the AKP government has gone through three phases that do not exactly correspond to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an's designation as "apprenticeship, foremanship, mastership" phases.