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noun miss pronunciation in British English /mɪs/
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  1. 1


    a title used in front of the last name or whole name of a girl or woman who is not married
    Miss Jane Smith
    There is a Miss Stevens waiting to see you.
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    1. c.
      used in the title of a woman who has won a beauty competition
      Miss America
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    2. d.
      [countable] informal old-fashioned a girl or young woman, especially one who is rude or badly behaved
      What a sly little miss she is.
    See also Mrs, Ms
  2. 3
    [countable] a failure, especially of a CD or a film
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