every woman for herself

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every woman for herself

Each woman in a given group or situation must depend on herself for her own success or safety. Often hyphenated and used as a modifier before nouns. In an industry that has typically been every woman for herself, our lobby group aims to provide a network for women so that they can help each other get ahead. In the world of politics, we're forced to maintain an every-woman-for-herself attitude if we want to be taken seriously alongside our male colleagues.
See also: every, for, herself, woman
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