madam

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madam /ˈmædəm/ noun
plural madams
madam
/ˈmædəm/
noun
plural madams
Learner's definition of MADAM
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formal plural mesdames /meɪˈdɑːm/ /meɪˈdæm/ used to politely speak to a woman who you do not know
Madam used at the start of a formal letter to a woman whose name you do not know
Madam used when you are speaking to a woman who has a high rank or position
: a woman who is in charge of a brothel
British, informal + disapproving : a girl who expects other people to do things for her
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