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Definition of assemblywoman

: a woman who is a member of an assembly

Examples of assemblywoman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Scent of Chinatown Yuh-Line Niou, first-term assemblywoman representing Lower Manhattan Ms. Niou misses the bustle of Chinatown, now mostly silent. Alan Feuer, New York Times, "Crowds and Barbershop Gossip: What Hardcore New Yorkers Really Miss," 12 May 2020 Lorena Gonzalez, an assemblywoman from Oceanside and the co-author of the new licensing bill, told NBC News that the International Entertainment Adult Union had pitched the legislation to her as a bill of rights for adult performers. NBC News, "California bill to force porn actors to get fingerprinted outrages the adult industry," 21 Feb. 2020 The Washington Examiner reached out to the Smith campaign asking if the assemblywoman believed her remarks in the video were appropriate. Kerry Picket, Washington Examiner, "California Democrat and supporters mock Republican opponent's military background," 27 Apr. 2020 The assemblywoman is incredibly angry at an economic system that has caused a permanent underclass in her community of working men and women who are constantly being squeezed by corporate greed. New York Times, "California Wanted to Protect Uber Drivers. Now It May Hurt Freelancers.," 16 Dec. 2019 Melissa Melendez, the assemblywoman for the district, tweeted that all warehouse workers have been accounted for. CBS News, "Military F-16 fighter jet crashes into building in California," 17 May 2019 Amy Paulin, a state assemblywoman who represents the area, initially pushed back against the governor’s quarantine measures. New York Times, "New Rochelle, Once a Coronavirus Hot Spot, May Now Offer Hope," 27 Mar. 2020 After the meeting, assemblywoman Crystal Kennedy said the announcement wasn’t a shock but did punctuate the seriousness of the events at hand. Matt Tunseth, Anchorage Daily News, "Anchorage schools to close for an extra week because of coronavirus concerns," 13 Mar. 2020 The battle for Katie Hill's old seat is also wrapping up, as Democrat assemblywoman Christy Smith will likely see Republican veteran Mike Garcia in the special election general on May 12. Caitlin Conant, CBS News, "2020 Daily Trail Markers: Where Mike Bloomberg spent $570 million during his campaign," 4 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of assemblywoman

1869, in the meaning defined above

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“Assemblywoman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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: a woman who is a member of a legislative assembly

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