foreman
noun Date: 15th century a first or chief person: as a. a member of a jury who acts as chairman and spokesman b. (1) a chief and often specially trained worker who works with and usually leads a gang or crew (2) a person in charge of a group of workers, a particular operation, or a section of a plant • foremanship noun

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