What does "monsieur" mean in French?

In French, "monsieur" means: ("le monsieur" = the gentleman, the man)

Mr., Sir., Calling the waiter

Listen to "monsieur": (If you have an HTML5 enabled browser, you can listen to the native audio below)

This is a word that is used in the GamesForLanguage French Language Game in the following scenes:

  • French 1, Level 5, Scene 2
  • French 1, Level 6, Scene 2
  • French 2, Level 1, Scene 1
  • French 1, Level 2, Scene 6

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