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English definition of “lady”

lady

noun [C] (WOMAN)   /ˈleɪ·di/
a woman who is polite and behaves well toward other people : Try to act like a lady. Lady is often used as a polite way of addressing or referring to any woman: This lady has a question . Ladies and gentlemen , may I have your attention . Lady can be a form of address , sometimes considered rude , to a woman whose name you do not know : Hey , lady, what’s the rush ?
(Definition of lady noun (WOMAN) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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