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chairwoman

[chair-woo m-uh n] /ˈtʃɛərˌwʊm ən/
noun, plural chairwomen.
1.
a woman who presides over a meeting, committee, department, etc.
Also called chairlady.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; chair + woman
Can be confused
chair, chairman, chairperson, chairwoman (see usage note at chairperson)
Usage note
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