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spokeswoman

[spohks-woo m-uh n] /ˈspoʊksˌwʊm ən/
noun, plural spokeswomen.
1.
a woman who speaks for another person or for a group.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; spokes(man) + -woman
Usage note
See -woman.
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  • They even brought down a government spokeswoman last year.
  • She's almost always treated as a spokeswoman for her gender and her race.
  • The spokeswoman spoke on customary condition of anonymity.
  • Walker's spokeswoman says everyone has the same goal of lifting the caps.
British Dictionary definitions for spokeswoman

spokesman

/ˈspəʊksmən/
noun (pl) -men, -persons, -people, -women
1.
a person authorized to speak on behalf of another person, group of people, or organization
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