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foreman

noun chairman of a jury, chief, commander, director, head, leader, manager of the jury, master, member of the jury, overseer, presiding juryman, superintendent, supervisor
Associated concepts: grand jury foreman, petit jury foreman, trial jury foreman
See also: chief, director, superintendent

foreman

the principal juror, male or female, who presides at the deliberations of a jury.
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I asked Peter Donnelly, one of the foremen who had testified at the trial.
We hope the Indian embassy takes stringent action against such notorious foremen," the social workers
Thus, if a child disobeyed one of the foremen, his house mother would learn of it and would draw on the affection the child had for her in helping him to accept the foreman's authority.
Wintermyer provided its 30 foremen with laptops so that they can enter daily time card information into Heavy Job out in the field.
This was the not-so-noble and not-so heroic manliness where men individually or collectively cursed, threatened, and fought with each other and with their shop foremen and supervisors.
But the author makes a convincing case that gender stereotypes more generally, and not just the narrow self-interest of craftsmen, proved decisive in inspiring industrialists, government officials, production engineers, and foremen to propagate a vision of rationalized production that trapped women in low-wage, low skilled jobs.