assemblywoman

noun
as·​sem·​bly·​wom·​an | \ ə-ˈsem-blē-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce assemblywoman (audio) \

Definition of assemblywoman

: a woman who is a member of an assembly

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The assemblywoman who wrote the fur products prohibition and the state senator who could kill the measure represent overlapping districts in Glendale and Burbank. Glendale News-Press, "As California considers a fur ban, many in L.A. cling to their minks," 29 Aug. 2019 The assemblywoman who wrote the fur products prohibition and the state senator who could kill the measure represent overlapping districts in Glendale and Burbank. Glendale News-Press, "As California considers a fur ban, many in L.A. cling to their minks," 29 Aug. 2019 The assemblywoman who wrote the fur products prohibition and the state senator who could kill the measure represent overlapping districts in Glendale and Burbank. Los Angeles Times, "As California considers a fur ban, many in L.A. cling to their minks," 28 Aug. 2019 Brittainy Newman/The New York Times Latoya Joyner, a state assemblywoman from the Bronx, said she was raised by a loving adoptive family after her biological parents lost custody of her. Nikita Stewart, New York Times, "They Lost Custody. Should They Still Be Able to See Their Children?," 7 Aug. 2019 The 42-year-old Chang was born in Taiwan and served as a Diamond Bar (Los Angeles County) councilwoman and one-term assemblywoman. John Wildermuth, SFChronicle.com, "Could Democrats own Orange County? This 2020 race is key," 19 July 2019 An earlier version of this article incorrectly described her as an assemblywoman for the state legislature. Jeffrey T. Lewis, WSJ, "Death Toll in Brazilian Mining-Dam Disaster Jumps to 34," 26 Jan. 2019 In the race for the open seat in the Orange County 39th District, Republican candidates—led by former assemblywoman and rising star Young Kim —received a combined 54.1% while Democrats took 44.2%, giving the GOP a 9.9-point margin. Karl Rove, WSJ, "Will the ‘Blue Wave’ Break in California?," 6 June 2018 Democrat Lori Saldaña, a former assemblywoman, raised $16,744 and has $726 left. Joshua Stewart, sandiegouniontribune.com, "County campaigns report donors just before vote-by-mail ballots ship," 27 Apr. 2018

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1869, in the meaning defined above

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assemblywoman

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English Language Learners Definition of assemblywoman

: a woman who is a member of a legislative assembly

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