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queen bee

A woman who has authority or is in a dominant or favored position over her peers. An allusion to the (typically) lone egg-laying female of a bee colony. Martha fancies herself a queen bee after her promotion, but she's only an assistant supervisor. You'll have to ask the queen bee before you put through any more orders on the company card.
See also: bee, queen
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With a little help from the bee-keeper, I was able to spot the queen bee in the swarm -- it was larger than the rest.
The festival and the queen bee production centre is part of the Hatta Comprehensive Development Plan.
Like the Imposter Phenomenon, the Queen Bee Syndrome is a defense mechanism.
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Elie Lellouche, trainer of Queen Bee i think the trip and ground will suit her.
The Queen Bee Syndrome, first defined in 1973, describes a woman in a position of authority who treats subordinates more critically if they are female.
Queen bee leadership often leads to divisiveness and competition among dental hygienists and cannot be counted on to foster united efforts to develop a scholarly identity, establish dental hygiene doctoral programs or to initiate any changes in the system that would benefit the dental hygiene community.
Queen Bee of Tuscany is 352 pages with eight pages of black and white illustrations.
Hayley explained: "Accompanied by our warm and genuine client-focused approach, Queen Bee endeavours to be the ultimate relaxation place where the stress of your big day can drift away, leaving you to sit back, let your eyes take in the surroundings of candlelit rooms.
When it's time for a queen bee to mate, she leaves the hive--one of the few times in her life that she does so--with the drones, or male bees, in hot pursuit of her Highness.
"Each honeybee colony or hive which has a 'queen bee' and ten thousand bees can produce 20 kilograms of honey annually.
The winner of the annual bee-wearing contest in Shaoyang, China, hung a caged queen bee around his neck.
The contestants wear only shorts, goggles, nose plugs, and a queen bee in a box around their necks.
We have a queen bee along with worker bees and drones.
On the other side of the school caste system is the queen bee set with the royal title, 3Ps.