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"ms" in British English

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msnoun [C]

(plural mss)

Msnoun

uk   /məz/ /mɪz/  us   /məz/  /mɪz/
A2 a title used before the family name or full name of a woman, used to avoid saying if she is married or not: Ms Hill/Ms Paula Hill [as form of address] What can I do for you, Ms Wood?
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MSnoun [U]

uk   /ˌemˈes/  us   /ˌemˈes/
  • MS noun [U] (ILLNESS)

abbreviation for multiple sclerosis
  • MS noun [U] (EDUCATION)

US (UK MSc) abbreviation for Master of Science
  • MS noun [U] (ADDRESS)

written abbreviation for the US state of Mississippi: used in addresses
(Definition of ms from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Ms." in American English

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Ms.noun [U]

 us   /mɪz/
a title for a woman, used before the family name or full name: Ms. McCracken/Ms. Elizabeth McCracken What can I do for you, Ms. Jackson?

M.S.noun [C]

abbreviation forMaster of Science: Marj has an M.S. in biology.
(Definition of Ms. from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"MS" in Business English

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MSnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌemˈes/ MANAGEMENT, WORKPLACE
abbreviation for management science
(Definition of MS from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“ms” in American English

That’s fantastic! (Words meaning ‘very good’)
That’s fantastic! (Words meaning ‘very good’)
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May 18, 2016
by Kate Woodford We all need words and phrases for saying that things are good or great – that we find them nice or very nice. This post aims to give you more ways to say that you like, or really like, something. Starting with a very frequent adjective; lovely is used a lot in UK English

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