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foreman
American English: /ˈfɔrmən/
British English: /ˈfɔːmən/

Translation of foreman in Spanish:

noun plural -men Pronunciation: / -mən /

  • 1 (supervisor)
    Example sentences
    • For management officials and industrial arbitrators, male aggression towards foremen and supervisors was far more serious than such behavior toward fellow workers.
    • The phrase ‘too many chefs spoil the broth’ may apply to 20-man committees or a glut of foremen and not enough workers, but rarely does actually apply to chefs.
    • They were never the foreman, never the worker, always the guy that ordered stuff or coordinated stuff.
  • 2 (of jury)
    presidente (masculine) del jurado
    Example sentences
    • It was the foreman speaking on behalf of the jury, as I understand it, your Honour.
    • A short retirement can reflect the compelling nature of the evidence, or equally the skill of the foreman in handling the jury's discussions.
    • When they appeared in the jury box, the foreman handed the judge a note.

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