noun Date: 1569 a woman who speaks as the representative of another or others often in a professional capacity

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  • spokeswoman — UK US /ˈspəʊkswʊmən/ noun [C] (plural spokeswomen) MARKETING ► a woman who acts as a spokesperson: »A spokeswoman blamed the confusion on miscommunication between the company and its customers …   Financial and business terms

  • spokeswoman — index advocate (counselor), advocate (espouser) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • spokeswoman — [spōks′woom΄ən] n. pl. spokeswomen [spōks′wim΄in] a woman who speaks for another or for a group …   English World dictionary

  • spokeswoman — [[t]spo͟ʊkswʊmən[/t]] spokeswomen N COUNT A spokeswoman is a female spokesperson. A United Nations spokeswoman in New York said the request would be considered …   English dictionary

  • spokeswoman */*/ — UK [ˈspəʊksˌwʊmən] / US [ˈspoʊksˌwʊmən] noun [countable] Word forms spokeswoman : singular spokeswoman plural spokeswomen UK [ˈspəʊksˌwɪmɪn] / US [ˈspoʊksˌwɪmən] a female spokesperson …   English dictionary

  • spokeswoman — I spokesperson, spokesman, spokeswoman (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. voice, mouthpiece; front, figurehead; representative, go between, proxy, agent, delegate, advocate. See speech. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A person who speaks… …   English dictionary for students

  • spokeswoman — /spohks woom euhn/, n., pl. spokeswomen. a woman who speaks for another person or for a group. [1645 55; SPOKES(MAN) + WOMAN] Usage. See woman. * * * …   Universalium

  • spokeswoman — noun Woman who speaks as the voice of a group of people …   Wiktionary

  • spokeswoman — see spokesperson * * * [ spəʊksˌwʊmən] see spokesperson …   Combinatory dictionary

  • spokeswoman — spokes|wom|an [ˈspəuksˌwumən US ˈspouks ] n plural spokeswomen [ ˌwımın] [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: spokes (as in spokesman) + woman] a woman who has been chosen to speak officially for a group, organization, or government …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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