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signore

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[ sin-yawr-ey, -yohr-ey; Italian see-nyaw-re ]
/ sɪnˈyɔr eɪ, -ˈyoʊr eɪ; Italian siˈnyɔ rɛ /
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noun, plural si·gno·ri [sin-yawr-ee, -yohr-ee; Italian see-nyaw-ree]. /sɪnˈyɔr i, -ˈyoʊr i; Italian siˈnyɔ ri/.
a conventional Italian title of respect for a man, usually used separately; signor.
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Origin of signore

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1585–95; <Italian <Latin senior;see senior

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signore2
[ sin-yawr-ey, -yohr-ey; Italian see-nyaw-re ]
/ sɪnˈyɔr eɪ, -ˈyoʊr eɪ; Italian siˈnyɔ rɛ /

noun
the Italian plural of signora.
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British Dictionary definitions for signore

signore
/ (siːnˈjɔːriː, Italian siɲˈɲore) /

noun plural -ri (-rɪ, Italian -ri)
an Italian man: a title of respect equivalent to sir

Word Origin for signore

Italian, ultimately from Latin senior an elder, from senex an old man
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