キャリアウーマン

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Japanese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Wasei eigo (和製英語), from English career + woman

Noun[edit]

キャリアウーマン (romaji kyaria ūman)

  1. a "career woman" (a Japanese woman, married or not, who pursues a career to make a living and for personal advancement, rather than being a housewife without occupation outside the home)

Descendants[edit]

  • Korean: 커리어 우먼 (keorieo umeon) (a Korean term of the same origin and usage)

See also[edit]