Definition of 'career woman'
Example sentences containing 'career woman'
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Afterwards, so many successful career women came up to me wanting advice. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A career woman sacrificing her job to become a stay-at-home housewife seems an unconventional plot for a crime thriller. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)I didn't set out to be a career woman; my job is just something that has evolved. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Trends of 'career woman'
Used Rarely. career woman is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'career woman'
British English: career woman NOUN
A career woman is a woman with a career who is interested in working in her job, rather than staying at home looking after the house and children.
- American English: career woman
- Brazilian Portuguese: mulher com profissão liberal
- Chinese: 职业女性
- European Spanish: mujer de carrera
- French: femme qui fait carrièreN
- German: Karrierefrau
- Italian: donna in carriera
- Japanese: キャリアウーマン
- Korean: 직장 여성
- European Portuguese: mulher com uma carreira profissional
- Spanish: mujer de carrera
Definition of career woman from the Collins English Dictionary
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