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noun [countable] madam pronunciation in American English /ˈmædəm/
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  1. 1




    a woman who owns or manages a brothel (=a place where men pay for sex)
  2. 2
    British informal a girl or young woman who thinks other people should do exactly what she wants
    a (proper/right) little madam:

    Their youngest girl is a right little madam.

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