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[fawr-woo m-uh n, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˌwʊm ən, ˈfoʊr-/

noun, plural forewomen.
a in charge of a particular department or group of workers.
a on a jury selected to preside over and speak for all the jurors on the panel.


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