Señora (Sra.) which is equivalent to "Mrs." and is used to address a married woman;Señorita (Srta.) which is equivalent to "Miss" and is used to address a unmarried woman

Is there an equivalent to "Ms.", which is used when you don"t know (or don"t want to reveal) the marital status of the lady you are referring to?



I don't understand whot you are talking, th question is how Ms. should be expressed in 'Sa' is used when you don't know if she is married or not.
There is no such (ridiculous) thing as "Ms." in any other language in the planet. It seems American and British women are ashamed of being married (or not, for that mater). Shame on them!
No. In a conversation, you can try to guess it (age, ring, etc.) and expect to be corrected (not too harshly) if wrong (and if the other party cares about your mistake).

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In more formal situations, a common way is just stating "Señora o Señorita".

I think this distinction is less important than in English, since a woman does not take her husband"s name. So, it will be either "Señorita Pérez" or "Señora Pérez", not "Señorita Pérez" or "Señora Martínez".



According to tasiilaq.netDict (, the formal English title "Ms." still translates to "Señora", as in (as quoted from their entry), "Ms. Sinclair is not at home" translating to "La señora Sinclair no está en casa."



In México, people can informally address a women as seño (short for either señorita or señora). It"s heard often in markets when shopkeepers try to get the attention of passers-by.

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