Definition of businesswoman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbiznəsˌwo͝omən/


1A woman who works in business or commerce, especially at an executive level.
Example sentences
  • Jenny aspires to become a professional businesswoman just like the executives she encounters at Jones and Smith.
  • To help Afghan women take advantage of new freedoms and economic opportunities, one Phoenix-area businesswomen has started up this useful initiative.
  • But it worked for one North Hollywood homeowner, who decided: ‘She's a businesswoman, not a politician.’
1.1 [with adjective] A woman with a specified level of skill in financial affairs: she has become quite the savvy businesswoman
More example sentences
  • Starring the winning Karen Peakes as the irrepressible Dawn, the play focuses on her journey from socially inept chorus girl to savvy businesswoman.
  • In a league of her own, the savvy businesswoman is a self-made franchise.
  • People close to Conseco say that to justify Hilbert's transfer of his assets to Tomisue, he is portraying his wife as a savvy businesswoman.

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Syllabification: busi·ness·wom·an

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