businesswoman

[biz-nis-woom-uhn]
noun, plural businesswomen.
a woman regularly employed in business, especially a white-collar worker, executive, or owner.

Origin:
1835–45, Americanism; business + -woman

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businesswoman (ˈbɪznɪsˌwʊmən)
 
n , pl -women
a woman engaged in commercial or industrial business, esp as an owner or executive
 

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