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chairwoman

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishchairwomanchair‧wom‧an /ˈtʃeəˌwʊmən/ noun (plural chairwomen /-ˌwɪmɪn/) [countable]  IN CHARGE OFa woman who is a chairperson
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chairwomanA woman who chairs a meeting is either a chairwoman or a chair, never a chairman.She later served a term as chairwoman of the council.I mean, I don't object to sensible changes - saying chairwoman when it's appropriate, for instance.Stewart, chairwoman of Omnimedia, will relinquish the job of editor in chief at her magazine to editor Stephen Drucker.
From Longman Business Dictionarychairwomanchair‧wom‧an /ˈtʃeəˌwʊmənˈtʃer-/ noun (plural chairwomen /-ˌwɪmɪn/) [countable] COMMERCEa woman who is in charge of a meeting or who directs the work of a committee or organization SYN CHAIRthe acting chairwoman of the Broadcasting Standards Council
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