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Meaning of “madam” - Learner’s Dictionary

madam

noun     /ˈmædəm/ formal
B1 ( also Madam) You call a woman 'madam' when you are speaking to her politely: This way, madam.Names and titles
Madam
B2 You write 'Madam' at the beginning of a formal letter to a woman when you do not know her name: Dear Madam, I am writing to...Names and titlesWritten greetingsLetters, notes and cards
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