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madame Explained

madame at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['mædəm]

madame at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) mesdames

madame at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1599, see madam, which is an earlier borrowing of the same Fr. phrase. Originally a title of respect for a woman of rank, now given to any married woman. O.E.D. recommends madam as an Eng. title, madame in ref. to foreign women. ///

Madame at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n plural Mesdames /me[hA366]d[zB024]m $ -d[hA35A][hA359]m/// [Date: 1600-1700; Language: French; Origin: Old French ma dame; MADAM]// used to address or refer to a French-speaking woman, especially one who is married// Mademoiselle, Monsieur// --Madame Lefevre//

madame at French => English Of Explained:

Madam, Mrs, madam, signora, tradesman, wife, woman

madame at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

20 Moby Thesaurus words for "madame":
Frau, Fraulein, Miss, Mistress, Mlle, Mme, Mmes, dame, dona, donna,
lady, madam, mademoiselle, mem-sahib, mesdames, senhora, senhorita,
signora, signorina, vrouw

madame at French => English Of Explained:

madame [madam]
lady
madam, Mrs.

madame at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Woman): woman, female, womanhood, womankind, fair sex, dame, madam, madame, mistress, lady.

Madame at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Madame \Ma`dame"\, n.; pl. {Mesdames}. [F., fr. ma my (L. mea) +
dame dame. See {Dame}, and cf. {Madonna}.]
My lady; -- a French title formerly given to ladies of
quality; now, in France, given to all married women.
--Chaucer.

madame at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

madame
n : title used for a married Frenchwoman
[also: {mesdames} (pl)]

madame at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedia » madam

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » fro Inter: term » |ma dame|my lady|lang=fro.

Pronunciation

* Inter: rhymes » æm

Noun

Inter: en-noun » pl=madams|pl2=mesdames
  • madam

  • Finnish

    Noun

    Inter: fi-nou » n
  • Inter: l » en|madam

    Declension

    Inter: fi-decl-nalle » madam

  • French

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » fro|fr ma dame (my lady).

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: audio » Fr-madame.ogg|audio
    • Inter: IPA » /ma.dam/|lang=fr, Inter: X-SAMPA » /ma.dam/

      Noun

      Inter: fr-noun » f|plural=mesdames


  • a title or form of address for a woman, formerly for a married woman and now commonly for any adult woman regardless of marital status
    1. madam, Mrs. or Ms.

      See also

      * mademoiselle

  • monsieur

  • Italian

    Noun

    madame {{f}}
  • Inter: plural of » madama|lang=it

  • Translation: bs » madame
    Translation: de » madame
    Translation: et » madame
    Translation: el » madame
    Translation: es » madame
    Translation: fr » madame
    Translation: gd » madame
    Translation: ko » madame
    Translation: io » madame
    Translation: ku » madame
    Translation: hu » madame
    Translation: mg » madame
    Translation: fj » madame
    Translation: nl » madame
    Translation: pl » madame
    Translation: pt » madame
    Translation: ru » madame
    Translation: fi » madame
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    Translation: ta » madame
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    Translation: wa » madame
    Translation: zh » madame

    Madame at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » madame

    French

    Noun

    Inter: fr-noun » f|pl=Mesdames
  • Inter: alternative capitalization of » madame|lang=fr

  • Category: Category:fr:Titles -
    Translation: de » Madame
    Translation: et » Madame
    Translation: fr » Madame
    Translation: gd » Madame
    Translation: my » Madame
    Translation: fj » Madame
    Translation: sv » Madame