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mistress/ˈmɪstrəs/noun
pluralmistresses
mistress
/ˈmɪstrəs/
noun
pluralmistresses
Learner's definition of MISTRESS  
[count]
: a woman who has control or power over others: such as
: a woman who has a servant or slave
   b  : a woman who owns a pet (such as a dog)
   c  formal  : the female head of a household
— compare master
: a woman who has control of something
: a woman who has a sexual relationship with a married man
chiefly British, old-fashioned  : a female teacher : schoolmistress
— see also headmistress
   b  Mistress  — used as a title for the female head of certain British colleges
Mistress old-fashioned  — used as a title before the name of a woman
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