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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmadammad‧am /ˈmædəm/ ●○○ noun  1 TALK TO somebodyWOMAN formal used to address a woman in a polite way, especially a customer in a shop syn ma'am American English Are you being served, Madam?2 Dear Madam3 Madam President/Ambassador etc4 [countable]SY a woman who is in charge of a brothel5 a (proper) little madam
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madamHow do you do, Madam?But, anyway, I said yes, because I thought I could escape from him easier than from madam.She wanted to be that kind of madam.Or do you prefer whisky-and-soda, madam?As the madam, Daly received the £10 door money.She was madam, all right, a proper little madam.
From Longman Business DictionaryMadamMad‧am /ˈmædəm/ noun1a polite way of addressing a woman, such as a customer in a shopCan I help you Madam?2Dear Madam used at the beginning of a business letter to a woman whose name you do not know3Madam chairman/ambassador/president etc the title used when addressing a woman who has an important position
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