wom·an·pow·er | \ˈwu̇-mən-ˌpau̇(-ə)r \

Definition of womanpower 

: women available and prepared for work (as in industry or a particular line of endeavor)

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It’s enough manpower, womanpower, technology to do it. Recode Staff, Recode, "Full transcript: Chef José Andrés onstage at SXSW for Recode Decode," 10 May 2018

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1825, in the meaning defined above

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