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signor

[ seen-yawr, -yohr, sin-yawr, -yohr; Italian see-nyawr ]
/ ˈsin yɔr, -yoʊr, sɪnˈyɔr, -ˈyoʊr; Italian siˈnyɔr /
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noun, plural si·gnors, Italian si·gno·ri [see-nyaw-ree]. /siˈnyɔ ri/.
a conventional Italian term of address or title of respect for a man, either used separately or prefixed to the name. Abbreviation: Sig., sig.

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Also si·gnior .

Origin of signor

From Italian, dating back to 1570–80; see origin at signore1
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British Dictionary definitions for signor

signor

signior

/ (ˈsiːnjɔː, Italian siɲˈɲor) /

noun plural -gnors or -gnori (Italian -ˈɲori)
an Italian man: usually used before a name as a title equivalent to Mr
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