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dame

noun [C]
 
 
/deɪm/
TITLE a title used in the UK before the name of a woman who has been officially respected: Dame Agatha ChristieRoyalty, aristocracy and titles
WOMAN US informal old-fashioned a womanKinds of womenMen and womenMen and womenKinds of menKinds of women
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