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monsieur

(pl messieurs)
Pronunciation: /məsjø; mesjø/

Translation of monsieur in English:

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  • 1 (addressing a man whose name you do not know) Monsieur (in a letter) Dear Sir bonjour monsieur! good morning!
  • 2 (addressing a man whose name you know, for instance Hallé) Monsieur (in a letter) Dear Mr Hallé bonjour monsieur! good morning, Mr Hallé
  • 3 (polite form of address) ‘Monsieur a sonné?’ ‘you rang, sir?’

Compounds

monsieur Tout le Monde

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