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foreman

an alternative term for SUPERVISOR used mainly in manufacturing organizations.
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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.