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fore·wom·an

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

(ˈfɔːˌwʊmən)
n, pl -women
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) commerce a female supervisor of a group of workers
2. law a woman principal juror, who presides at the deliberations of a jury
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fore•wom•an

(ˈfɔrˌwʊm ən, ˈfoʊr-)

n., pl. -wom•en.
1. a woman who supervises a department or group of workers.
2. a woman on a jury who is selected to preside over and speak for all the jurors in the panel.
[1700–10]
usage: See -woman.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.forewoman - a woman who is foreperson of a juryforewoman - a woman who is foreperson of a jury
foreperson - the presiding member of the jury and the one who speaks on their behalf
2.forewoman - a woman in charge of a group of workers
supervisor - one who supervises or has charge and direction of
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forewoman

noun
Someone who directs and supervises workers:
Informal: straw boss.
Slang: chief.
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Translations

forewoman

[ˈfɔːˌwʊmən] N (forewomen (pl)) (Jur) → presidenta f del jurado; [of workers] → capataz f, capataza f
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forewoman

n pl <-women> → Vorarbeiterin f; (Jur, of jury) → Obmännin f
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forewoman

[ˈfɔːˌwʊmən] n (-women (pl)) → caporeparto f inv; (of jury) → portavoce f inv della giuria
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Even interviews with workers themselves yield comparatively minor complaints about harsh forewomen and poor food.
The 24-year-old stunner is one of Ireland's first building forewomen, swapping her designer outfits for a hard hat and overalls to go on site.