See also: R/P, Rp, ŘP, r.p., rp, and rp.

Translingual Edit

Symbol Edit


  1. (international standards) Indeterminately reserved ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for the Philippines.
    Synonyms: PH (for general use), PI (1949 Convention)

Usage notes Edit

This is an indeterminately reserved code, included as part of ISO 3166-1 on the request of the Secretary-General of the United Nations due to its use in designating road vehicles under the 1968 Vienna Convention on Road Traffic, and is not endorsed for general use by the ISO. The general-purpose code for the Philippines is PH.

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Noun Edit

RP (countable and uncountable, plural RPs)

  1. (linguistics) Initialism of Received Pronunciation.
  2. (video games, ESRB) Initialism of rating pending.
  3. (pathology) Initialism of retinitis pigmentosa.
  4. (roleplaying games) Initialism of roleplay.
  5. (medicine) Initialism of rotationplasty.
  6. (phyisics) Initialism of radiation pressure.
  7. (analytical chemistry) Initialism of reverse-phase.

Proper noun Edit


  1. Initialism of Rhineland-Palatinate, a federal state of Germany.
  2. Initialism of Republic of Poland.
  3. (Philippines) Initialism of Republic of the Philippines (former two-letter country code).

Verb Edit

RP (third-person singular simple present RPs, present participle RPing or RP'ing, simple past and past participle RPed or RP'd)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To roleplay.
    • 2015 March 23, Andrew Smith, “Start your R&R with some D&D”, in The Spokesman-Review[1]:
      I hope you enjoyed this snapshot of why D&D is a great intro into RP'ing. Next week, get your katanas, miniguns, Bulldog-Step vans, and Earth Spirits out. We’re talking Shadowrun. See you then!

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Esperanto Edit

Phrase Edit


  1. Initialism of ripozu pace (rest in peace/RIP).

Polish Edit

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /ɛrˈpɛ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛrpɛ
  • Syllabification: R‧P

Proper noun Edit


  1. Initialism of Rzeczpospolita Polska (Polish Republic).

Further reading Edit

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

Turkish Edit

Proper noun Edit


  1. (politics, dated) Initialism of Refah Partisi (Welfare Party).