how to pronounce madam


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the above transcription of madam is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

madam is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of madam in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… she's like a legendary madam who had a …”

meanings of madam


  1. A conceited or quarrelsome girl.
  2. The mistress of a household.
  3. A woman who runs a brothel, particularly one that specializes in finding prostitutes for rich and important clients.
  4. A polite form of address for a woman or lady.
  5. Alternative letter-case form of madam.


  1. To address as "madam".

madam frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word madam occurs in english on average 2.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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