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noun [uncountable] womanhood pronunciation in British English /ˈwʊmənˌhʊd/
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  1. 1
    the state of being a woman, or the period of time when someone is a woman
    She grew into womanhood without ever knowing her father.
  2. 2
    formal all women considered as a group
    His remarks are an insult to womanhood.

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