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"Disculpe" is a phrase which is often translated as "I'm sorry", and "señora" is a noun which is often translated as "woman". Learn more about the difference between "disculpe" and "señora" below.
disculpe
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(used as part of a statement; imperative; second person singular)
a. I'm sorry
Disculpe por la espera, tenía una llamada importante que atender.I'm sorry to keep you waiting; I had an important call to take.
b. sorry
Disculpe que la interrumpa, profesora Sanders, pero ¿desde cuándo es válida la teoría que menciona?Sorry to interrupt, professor Sanders, but since when is the theory you mention a valid one?
c. excuse
Disculpe mi ignorancia, pero ¿las cataratas del Niágara son estadounidenses o canadienses?Excuse my ignorance, but is Niagara Falls in the United States or Canada?
d. pardon
Disculpe si soy muy directo, pero la atención al cliente en esta tienda es de lo peor que he visto.Pardon my bluntness, but the customer service in this store is the worst I’ve ever seen.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(used as a stand-alone statement; imperative; second person singular)
a. excuse me
Disculpe, caballero. ¿Tiene usted fuego?Excuse me, sir. Do you have a light?
b. I'm sorry
Disculpe, señora. No era mi intención herir sus sentimientos.I'm sorry, ma'am. I didn't mean to hurt your feelings.
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señora(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (adult woman)
a. woman
¿Quién es esa señora con quien estabas hablando?Who is that woman you were talking to?
2. (spouse)
a. wife
Vivía con su señora hasta su muerte.He lived with his wife until she died.
3. (honorific)
a. ma'am
Aquí está su carro, señora.Here is your car, ma'am.
b. madam (formal)
Señora, ¿le puedo ayudar en algo?Madam, may I help you?
c. Mrs. (title)
Señora García será la presidenta del comité.Mrs. Garcia will be the committee president.
d. Madam (title)
Señora Presidente, es un honor recibirla.Madam President, it is an honor to have you here.
e. Lady (title)
La señora Austen está en el pueblo, ayudando a los soldados heridos.Lady Austen is in the village, helping the injured soldiers.
Señora
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
4. (religious)
a. Lady
Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe se festeja el 12 de diciembre. Our Lady of Guadalupe is celebrated on December 12.
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