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The meaning of "alpha mom"

" Alpha Mom "
Meaning:
An ambitious mother who aims to excel at work while raising children.
Example:
She has two kids and is desperate to get the top job to save to get them into private school - a real alpha mom.
Where did it originate?:
USA. A late 20th century adaptation of 'alpha male', which emerged in the 1930s.
Where is it used?:
Worldwide, but more in the USA than elsewhere.
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