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 (no͞oz′pā′pər-wo͝om′ən, nyo͞oz′-)
1. A woman who owns or publishes a newspaper.
2. A woman who is a newspaper reporter, writer, or editor.
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n, pl -women
1. (Journalism & Publishing) a woman who works for a newspaper as a reporter or editor
2. (Journalism & Publishing) the female owner or proprietor of a newspaper
3. (Journalism & Publishing) a woman who sells newspapers in the street
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(ˈnuzˌpeɪ pərˌwʊm ən, ˈnyuzˌpeɪ-, ˈnusˌpeɪ-, ˈnyusˌpeɪ-)

n., pl. -wom•en.
1. a woman employed by a newspaper or wire service as a reporter, writer, or editor.
2. a woman who owns or operates a newspaper or news service.
usage: See -woman.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.newspaperwoman - a journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast medianewspaperwoman - a journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast media
foreign correspondent - a journalist who sends news reports and commentary from a foreign country for publication or broadcast
journalist - a writer for newspapers and magazines
war correspondent - a journalist who sends news reports and commentary from a combat zone or place of battle for publication or broadcast
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[ˈnjuːzˌpeɪpəwʊmən] N (newspaperwomen (pl)) → periodista f, reportera f
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