Translation of ma'am in Spanish:

ma'am

Pronunciation: /mæm/

noun/nombre

  • (as form of address/como título de cortesía) señora; (to a younger woman) señorita; (to royalty) Majestad
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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.
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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?

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