Definition Sir

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Definition

Sir: adult male, man; a polite, respectful way of addressing a male superior
noun
yes, sir
Dear Sir (in a letter) "Sir" is used as a polite term when the man's name is not known or not important
Sir Connery "Sir" is the title because he was knighted by the Queen

Madam (ma'am): a polite way to address a woman
noun
Dear Madam (in a letter) "Madam" is used as a polite term when the woman's name is not known or not important

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