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foreman

fore·man

foreman

 
 
pronunciation:
for mn
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part of speech: noun
inflections: foremen
definition 1: the supervisor of a group of workers, as in a factory or shop.
The workers complained to the foreman about the dangers of the job.
 
synonyms:
overseer, supervisor
similar words:
boss, manager, super, taskmaster
definition 2: the spokesperson for a jury.
The foreman read the verdict to the judge.
synonyms:
spokesperson
similar words:
spokesman, spokeswoman
derivation: foremanship (n.)
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