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servicewoman

[sur-vis-woom-uhn]
noun, plural servicewomen.
1.
a woman who is a member of the armed forces of a country.
2.
a woman whose occupation is to maintain or repair equipment: A servicewoman was here to repair the air conditioner.

Origin:
1940–45; service(man) + -woman


See -woman.
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