woman of the world

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woman of the world

A woman who is very experienced and sophisticated. I value Janine's advice because she's a woman of the world and can provide good insight into the customs of high society.
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a man/woman of the ˈworld

a person with a lot of experience of life, who is not easily surprised or shocked
See also: man, of, woman, world
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And when the women of the world reach agreement on a final list of our own commandments, together we'll weave them into a tapestry of scarlet and gold.
Giving voice to the unheard women of the world through the power of storytelling and conversation will help create understanding and change at a time when it is most needed," commented world renowned author Isabel Allende.
Why the women of the world did not rise up and condemn this tedious soap opera is questionable.
She adds, "The World Conference on Breast Cancer creates a safe place where women of the world can share their breast cancer experiences, be understood, cared for and supported.
WWW: Women of the World of Words" with Swedish author, Lisbeth Larsson, Professor of Comparative Literature and Gender at Gothenburg University ("Women's Reading in Women Studies," "Lace and the Limits of Reading," "Let's Have a Female Boss This Year"), and local authors Gina B.
Women of the World opened on International Women's Day, March 8, and generated widespread enthusiasm attracting more than 5,000 visitors.
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