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English definition of “lady”

lady

noun
 
 
/ˈleɪdi/
B1 [C] a polite way of saying 'woman': There's a young lady here to see you. Ladies and gentlemen, can I have your attention please?Kinds of womenMen and women
Lady a title used before the name of some women of high social rank in the UK: Lady Alison WeirRoyalty, aristocracy and titles
(Definition of lady from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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