womanpower

womanpower

[woom-uhn-pou-er]
noun
1.
potential or actual power from the endeavors of women: the utilization of womanpower during a great national emergency.
2.
the influence exerted by women as a group, especially in the work force and in social and political activities.

Origin:
1940–45; woman + power

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