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noun woman pronunciation in British English /ˈwʊmən/ 
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  1. [countable] an adult female person

    a smiling young woman with dark hair

    We need more women in parliament.

    1. a.
      [only before noun] used for saying that someone who does something is a woman

      the first woman prime minister

      a study of women writers

    2. b.
      [singular] all women considered as a group

      the stereotype of woman as helpless victim


a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation

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