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woman meaning

EN[ˈwʊmən] [-ʊmən]
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  • A woman is a female human. The term woman is usually reserved for an adult, with the term girl being the usual term for a female child or adolescent.
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    Definition of woman in English Dictionary

  • NounPLwomenSUF-woman
    1. An adult female human.
      1. (collective) All females collectively; womankind.
        1. A wife (or sometimes a fiancée or girlfriend).
          1. A female who is extremely fond of or devoted to a specified type of thing. (Used as the last element of a compound.).
            1. A female attendant or servant.
            2. VerbSGwomansPRwomaningPT, PPwomaned
              1. To staff with female labor.
                1. VT To make effeminate or womanish.
                  1. VT To furnish with, or unite to, a woman.
                  2. More Examples
                    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                      • Most all-female units are halfway houses, where women are sent posthospitalization.
                      • Who giveth away this woman to this man in Holy matrimony?
                      • The first woman to run for president in this country, Victoria Woodhull, almost got castrated for her uppityness.
                    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                      • Women spend longer than men at freshening up before going out.
                    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                      • While raloxifene and tamoxifen have no estrogen agonist effect on the vagina, lasofoxifene and ospemifene show a positive impact on vaginal tissue in postmenopausal women.
                      • Rossi and colleagues reported that, at normal HDL-C levels, there was no difference in early-EPC number either in hypercholesterolemic or nonhypercholesterolemic obese women.
                      • The Women's Motorcycle Contingent looked very leathergay, but my "straightdar" went off at a few of the women.
                  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                    1. Nouns
                      • Nouns with irregular plurals
                        • Collective nouns
                          • Countable nouns
                          • Verbs
                            • Transitive verbs
                          Related Links:
                          1. en womanhood
                          2. en womanly
                          3. en womankind
                          4. en womanish
                          5. en womanliness
                          Source: Wiktionary
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                          Meaning of woman for the defined word.

                          Grammatically, this word "woman" is a noun, more specifically, a nouns with irregular plural, a collective noun and a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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