Definition of 'woman'

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Synonyms of "woman"
Synonyms of "woman"
French Translation of "woman"
French Translation of "woman"
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The women help each other tie light tags to their swimming costumes for visibility. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They will also support pregnant women and new mothers with existing mental illness. The Sun (2016)It will make many women ask themselves if they can trust these high street brands. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Knowing what is going on once the correct diagnosis has been made is sometimes all women want. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are the umbrella constructs forming the language used by women about their bodies. Bloom, Carol & Gitter, Andrea (contributor) & Gutwill, Susan (contributor) & Kogel, Laura (contributor) & Zaphiropoulos, Lela (contributor) Eating Problems: A Feminist Psychoanalytic Treatment Model (1994)This woman and my wife have been close friends since they were tiny. The Sun (2014)He also missed the company of women. Jonathan Gregson BLOOD AGAINST THE SNOWS: The Tragic Story of Nepal's Royal Dynasty (2002)This constitutes the literal policing of pregnant women. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Surely older women have more spending power than younger women? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Worried social workers raised the alarm after losing contact with the woman and her adult son. The Sun (2013)What she means is that women should be able to do both. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The research also found that women used click and collect more than men. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Old women command enormous respect and wield considerable power within the home. Butt, Gerald A Rock and a Hard Place (1994)Regular exercise helps many women, and can help lift your mood. Westcott, Patsy Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)

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