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How do you spell "madame"?

Answer

According to Oxford Dictionaries, "madam" is the correct spelling in English. According to Collins French Dictionary, "madame" is the correct spelling in French. Both are used to address a female.

In English, the word "madam" is derived from the Old French phrase "ma dame," meaning "my lady," according to Oxford Dictionaries. Today, the word is typically used as a formal address for a woman, such as in the beginning of a business letter. "Madam" can also be used as a title, such as "Madam President." The word can also mean a woman who owns a brothel, according to Oxford Dictionaries.

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