Pronunciation: (sēn"yu-rē'tu, sān"-; Port. se"nyô-rē'tu), [key]
—pl. -tasPronunciation: (-tuz; Port. -tush). [key]
a Portuguese term of address equivalent to miss, used alone or capitalized and prefixed to the name of a girl or unmarried woman. Abbr.: Srta.
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