madam

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈmædəm/
  • Hyphenation: mad‧am

Noun[change]

Singular
madam

Plural
madams

  1. (formal) Madam is used to call or talk to a woman.
    Madam C.J. Walker became the nation's first self-made female millionaire.
    Madam Ambassador, thank you very much for joining us.
    15 July 2007, Dear Sir or Madam: This is to inform you that I am still alive.
    I'm sorry, madam, but you're going to have to leave right now.
  2. A madam is a woman who is in charge of a brothel.
    • Synonym: none
    • Antonym: none

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