Definición de ma'am en inglés:

ma'am

Saltos de línea: ma'am
Pronunciación: /mɑːm
 
, mam
 
, məm
 
/

sustantivo

  • 1A term of respectful or polite address used for:
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    • He responded with a polite ‘Yes, ma'am,’ to a series of questions from the judge, posed to determine his knowledge of the charges against him.
    • Thereafter, if you do become drawn into a conversation, it is perfectly acceptable to address her as ma'am, Lord Crathorne says.
    • With all due respect, ma'am, it would be best for you to hire someone other than yourself to put Caci through some intense therapy.
  • 1.1British Female royalty.
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    • ‘There's no secret, ma'am,’ Mr. Revere said, ‘we were speaking only of the famous beauty of Boston.’
    • I have called the doctor, and he is speaking to Mr. Cartwright now, ma'am.
    • Should I bring out your evening dress, ma'am?
  • 1.2British A female officer in the police or armed forces who is senior to the speaker.
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    • Uh, ma'am, I know you're not exaggerating.
    • Only because, ma'am, he's a bigger person than I am and I'm sort of defenceless compared to him.
    • ‘Aye, ma'am,’ the officer of the deck said, and she gestured to the sensor station.
  • 1.3North American or • archaic A woman.
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    • Wasn't the new kid supposed to be really shy, and call the teacher ma'am, and have all the girls pining over him?
    • Must get draughty in them big ole houses, ma'am.
    • If you please, sir and ma'am, take your quarrel outside, or let me go outside, I don't think I have your kind of energy.

Origen

mid 17th century: contraction of madam.

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Palabra del día milord
Pronunciación: mɪˈlɔːd
noun
used to address an English nobleman