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foreman

fore·man

foreman

 
 
pronunciation:
for mn
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part of speech: noun
inflections: foremen
definition 1: the leader of a group of workers in a factory, shop, or other workplace.
 
synonyms:
supervisor
similar words:
boss, manager
definition 2: the person who speaks for a jury.
The foreman read the verdict to the judge.
similar words:
spokesman
derivation: foremanship (n.)
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  industry, work