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Frau

  
   f   , -, -en  
a    (=weiblicher Mensch)   woman  
zur Frau werden      to become a woman  
von Frau zu Frau      woman to woman  
Unsere Liebe Frau        (Eccl)   our blessed Lady, the blessed Virgin  
b    (=Ehefrau)   wife  
sich ($) eine Frau nehmen      dat  
dated   to marry, to take a wife old     
willst du meine Frau werden?      will you marry me?, will you be my wife?  
jdn zur Frau haben      to be married to sb  
seine zukünftige Frau      his bride-to-be  
seine geschiedene Frau      his ex-wife  
c    (=Anrede)   madam  ,   (mit Namen)    Mrs,   (für eine unverheiratete Frau)    Miss, Ms
liebe Frau!      dated   my dear lady!  
Frau Doktor      doctor  
Ihre (liebe) Frau Mutter/Schwester      form   your good mother/sister  
Frau Nachbarin      old   neighbour   (Brit)   old     (US)  or neighbor old     


frau      indef pron   proposed feminist alternative to "man"   proposed feminist alternative to "man"  
    man   1  
V-Frau      f   abbr  
     Verbindungsfrau   
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

frau, REFA-Frau, V-Frau, Frauchen

eine Frau exp.
a woman

Entry related to:ein

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
the sun
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my dear lady
exp.
doctor
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my dear lady!
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ma'am ; excuse me
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my lady
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neighbour {or} neighbor
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Miss!
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madam!
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Madam President
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madam
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madam ; ma'am
exp.
woman to woman
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that woman (over) there
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to become a woman
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your good mother/sister
exp.
the midwife
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a different woman ; another woman
exp.
the mistress ; madam
exp.
our blessed Lady ; the blessed Virgin ; Our Lady
exp.
my future wife ; my wife-to-be
exp.
teachers/women
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that peculiar wife of his ; his peculiar wife
exp.
a wonderful {or} fine woman
exp.
his bride-to-be
exp.
a divorced woman ; a divorcee
exp.
his ex-wife
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'frau' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
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Frau
[US]
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Gespräche von Frau zu Frau

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