businesswoman busi‧ness‧wom‧an [ˈbɪznsˌwʊmən] noun businesswomen PLURALFORM [-ˌwɪmɪn] [countable] JOBS
a woman who works at a high level in a company, or who owns a company:

• a highly successful businesswoman

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businesswoman UK US /ˈbɪznɪsˌwʊmən/ noun [C] (plural businesswomen)
a woman who works in business, especially one with an important position in a company or who owns her own company: »

We organize networking lunches for businesswomen throughout the city.

a woman who understands a lot about business and making money: »

a good/shrewd businesswoman

See also BUSINESSMAN(Cf. ↑businessman), BUSINESSPERSON(Cf. ↑businessperson)
See Note BUSINESSPERSON(Cf. ↑businessperson)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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