servicewoman
noun Date: 1943 a woman who is a member of the armed forces

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  • servicewoman — [sʉr′viswoom΄ən] n. pl. servicewomen [sʉr′viswim΄in] a female member of the armed forces …   English World dictionary

  • servicewoman — UK [ˈsɜː(r)vɪsˌwʊmən] / US [ˈsɜrvɪsˌwʊmən] noun [countable] Word forms servicewoman : singular servicewoman plural servicewomen UK [ˈsɜː(r)vɪsˌwɪmɪn] / US [ˈsɜrvɪsˌwɪmɪn] a woman who is a member of the armed forces …   English dictionary

  • servicewoman — /serr vis woom euhn/, n., pl. servicewomen. 1. a woman who is a member of the armed forces of a country. 2. a woman whose occupation is to maintain or repair equipment: A servicewoman was here to repair the air conditioner. [1940 45; SERVICE(MAN) …   Universalium

  • servicewoman — serviceman, servicewoman (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. See combatant …   English dictionary for students

  • servicewoman — [[t]sɜ͟ː(r)vɪswʊmən[/t]] servicewomen N COUNT A servicewoman is a woman who is in the army, navy, or air force …   English dictionary

  • servicewoman — noun A woman who serves in the armed forces …   Wiktionary

  • servicewoman — ser|vice|wom|an [ˈsə:vısˌwumən US ˈsə:r ] n plural servicewomen [ ˌwımın] a woman who is a member of the military …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • servicewoman — serv|ice|wom|an [ sɜrvıs,wumən ] (plural serv|ice|wom|en [ sɜrvıs,wımın ] ) noun count a woman who is a member of the military …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • servicewoman — n. woman serving in the armed forces; female maintenance worker, woman who performs repairs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • servicewoman — noun plural servicewomen, (C) a woman who is a member of the military …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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