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English definition of “Dame”

Dame

noun [C]     /deɪm/
a title used in front of a woman's name that is given in Britain as a special honour, usually for valuable work done over a long period, or a woman having this honour: Dame Judy Dench → Compare Sir, knight nounRoyalty, aristocracy and titles
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