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womanhood

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwomanhoodwom‧an‧hood /ˈwʊmənhʊd/ noun [uncountable]  1 WOMANthe state of being a woman, not a man or a girl2 formalWOMAN women in generalmanhood
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womanhoodThe New York Times called it a temple to the spirit of emancipated womanhood.I would be-come the living proof of the strength of her womanhood.This was not an attractive proposition, but my idea of womanhood was hardly preferable.I rejected womanhood, not because I preferred manhood, but because I preferred girlhood.She had grown to womanhood through him.When she was maturing into young womanhood Baldersdale was well populated with youngsters of equivalent age - that is to say eligible for Hannah.
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