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[sur-vis-woo m-uh n] /ˈsɜr vɪsˌwʊm ən/
noun, plural servicewomen.
a woman who is a member of the armed forces of a country.
a woman whose occupation is to maintain or repair equipment:
A servicewoman was here to repair the air conditioner.
Origin of servicewoman
1940-45; service(man) + -woman
Usage note
See -woman. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He soon finds out that no two stories about the late servicewoman match.
  • Imagine a servicewoman in a foreign country, a remote location without good medical facilities or even a safe blood supply.
  • Show full name of the deceased serviceman, servicewoman or veteran.

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