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"Mrs" in British English

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Mrsnoun

uk   us   /ˈmɪs.ɪz/
A1 a ​title used before the ​familyname or ​fullname of a ​married woman who has no other ​title: Mrs Wood/Mrs Jean Wood [as form of address] Hello, Mrs Grant, how are you today?
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used when ​expressing the ​idea that a woman is ​typical of or ​represents a ​quality, ​activity, or ​place: Mrs Average (= a woman who is ​typical of an ​ordinary woman)

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(Definition of Mrs from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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Mrs.noun [U]

 us   /ˈmɪs·ɪz, -ɪs/  /mɪz, mɪs/
a ​title for a ​married woman, used before the ​familyname or ​fullname: Mrs. Schultz/Mrs. Doris Schultz Hello, Mrs. Taylor, how are you today?
(Definition of Mrs. from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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