policewoman

noun po·lice·wom·an \ pə-ˈlēs-ˌwu̇-mən \
|Updated on: 19 Jun 2018

Definition of policewoman

: a woman who is a member of a police force

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POLICEWOMAN Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of policewoman for English Language Learners

  • : a woman who is a police officer


POLICEWOMAN Defined for Kids

policewoman

noun po·lice·wom·an \ pə-ˈlēs-ˌwu̇-mən \

Definition of policewoman for Students

plural policewomen \-ˌwi-mən\
: a woman who is a police officer


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