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SP (countable and uncountable, plural SPs)

  1. (horse racing, chiefly Australia) Starting price.
    • 1985, Peter Carey, Illywhacker, Faber and Faber, published 2003, page 157:
      He was an atheist, a rationalist, a medical student of no great distinction, an SP punter, a singer of bawdy songs, an acknowledged expert in matters erotic.
    • 1998, David Malouf, A First Place, Vintage, published 2015, page 196:
      It was the last time, too, when […] the races dominated the radio on Saturday afternoons and everyone had the number of an SP bookie.
  2. Selling price
  3. (US, military, navy) Shore patrol
  4. (law enforcement) state police
  5. Slow play
  6. (computing) service pack
  7. (law enforcement) Abbreviation of superintendent.
  8. (Scientology) Initialism of suppressive person.
  9. (biochemistry) substance P
  10. (firearms) Abbreviation of soft point.
  11. State Park
  12. (highways) Spur
  13. (ice skating) Short Program
  14. (Hong Kong) Initialism of sex partner.

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SP

  1. Initialism of São Paulo, A state of Brazil.

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From Socialistische Partij.

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SP f

  1. Initialism of Socialistische Partij.; the Socialist Party, a left-wing democratic socialist party in the Netherlands.

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SP m (plural SP)

  1. Initialism of syntagme prépositionnel (prepositional phrase; PP).

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  • (file)

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SP f (proper noun, genitive SP)

  1. (Swiss politics) Initialism of Sozialdemokratische Partei der Schweiz (Social Democratic Party of Switzerland).

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SP

  1. abbreviation of serikat pekerja (labor union; trade union).
  2. abbreviation of surat peringatan (warning).

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Etymology 1 edit

Wasei eigo (和製英語; pseudo-anglicism), derived from special +‎ police.

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SP(エスピー) (esu-pī

  1. bodyguard

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Derived from English simulated patient.

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SP(エスピー) (esu-pī

  1. (medicine) simulated patient
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SP(エスピー) (esu-pī

  1. (business) Initialism of セールスプロモーション (sales promotion).

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  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 2011, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Seventh Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

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SP

  1. Initialism of São Paulo, a Brazilian state

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SP

  1. (politics) Initialism of Saadet Partisi (Felicity Party).