Definition of Foreperson in English :

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Foreperson meaning in English

Meaning of Foreperson in English

Pronunciation of Foreperson in English

Foreperson pronunciation in English

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1. foreperson

the presiding member of the jury and the one who speaks on their behalf

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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used to avoid the masculine implication of foreman

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see synonyms of foreperson
1. The chair and spokesperson for a jury: "A jury gives no reasons for its decision; it reaches a collective result, announced by the foreperson" (Hiller B. Zobel).
2. The leader of a work crew, as in a factory.

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