See also: pr, Pr, .pr, -pr-, P.R., Pr., and pr.
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PR

  1. (international standards) ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for Puerto Rico.
    Synonym: PRI (alpha-3)

EnglishEdit

Proper nounEdit

PR

  1. Initialism of Port Republic, New Jersey.
  2. Abbreviation of Paraná. A state of Brazil.
  3. Initialism of Puerto Rico. A territory of the United States.

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

PR (countable and uncountable, plural PRs)

  1. Initialism of public relations.
    • 2021 January 27, Christian Wolmar, “Little-used stations”, in RAIL, number 923, page 46:
      Well, let me reiterate them and then explain why, in my view, this response is bad PR.
  2. Initialism of proportional representation.
  3. Initialism of permanent residence.
  4. Initialism of police report.
  5. Initialism of personal representative.
  6. Initialism of personal recognizance (bond).
  7. (sports) Initialism of personal record.
  8. (computing) Initialism of pull request.
  9. (tennis) Initialism of protected ranking.
  10. (biochemistry) Initialism of progesterone receptor.
  11. (hematology) Initialism of prothrombin ratio.
  12. (medicine) A PR interval.
  13. (electronics) Abbreviation of preset.
  14. (sports) Initialism of Paralympic record.

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

  • (prothrombin ratio): PT, INR

AdverbEdit

PR (not comparable)

  1. (medicine) Initialism of per rectal or per rectum.

DescendantsEdit

  • Georgian: პიარი (ṗiari)

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

< English PR

NounEdit

PR

  1. PR, public relations (communication by a person or an organization with the purpose of creating a favorable public image)

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IndonesianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

PR (first-person possessive PRku, second-person possessive PRmu, third-person possessive PRnya)

  1. HW; Abbreviation of pekerjaan rumah (homework).

Usage notesEdit

This term is not exclusive to text messaging, unlike English HW.

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JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English PR.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Tokyo) ーアール [pìíáꜜàrù] (Nakadaka – [3])
  • IPA(key): [pʲiːa̠ːɾɯ̟ᵝ]

NounEdit

P(ピー)R(アール) (pīāru

  1. Synonym of パブリック・リレーションズ (paburikku rirēshonzu, public relations); PR
  2. promotion

PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English PR.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpi.ar/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iar
  • Syllabification: P‧R

NounEdit

PR m inan (indeclinable)

  1. PR (communication by a person or an organization with the purpose of creating a favorable public image)
    Synonym: public relations

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adjectives
nouns

Further readingEdit

  • PR in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • PR in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

Proper nounEdit

PR m

  1. Initialism of Presidente da República.
  2. (Brazil) Abbreviation of Paraná. (Brazilian state)