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See also: cr, Cr, ČR, .cr, Cr., and




  1. The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Costa Rica.


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  1. Initialism of County Road.
  2. Initialism of Country Route.
  3. Initialism of Costa Rica.
  4. Initialism of Czech Republic.
  5. (UK, rail transport) Initialism of Caledonian Railway.



CR (countable and uncountable, plural CRs)

  1. (nutrition) Initialism of caloric restriction.
  2. (computing) Initialism of carriage return.
  3. (linguistics) Initialism of clarification request.
  4. (medicine) Initialism of complete remission. (induced remission)
  5. (medicine) Initialism of computed radiography.
  6. (medicine, pharmacology) Initialism of controlled release.
  7. (Philippines) Initialism of comfort room: a lavatory.
  8. (sports) Initialism of championship record or competition record.
  9. (US, law, politics) Initialism of continuing resolution.
    • 2004, Allen Schick, The Federal Budget: Politics, Policy, Process, →ISBN, page 228:
      Most continuing resolutions are temporary measures that expire on the date specified in the CR, or are superseded by enactment of the regular appropriations act.
    • 2008, Steven M. Gillon, The Pact: Bill Clinton, Newt Gingrich, and the Rivalry that Defined a Generation, →ISBN:
      A few days later in a meeting with the president, Clinton asked Gingrich for a continuing resolution (CR) to continue funding the government until they could work out a compromise. “If I go back and try to get a longterm CR without a budget from you, the next time you'll be dealing with Speaker Armey," he said.
    • 2014, Robert E. Dewhirst & John David Rausch, Encyclopedia of the United States Congress, →ISBN, page 149:
      CRs are a common occurrence because it is highly unusual for Congress and the president to pass all 13 appropriations bills by the start of the new fiscal year.
  10. (sports) Initialism of Championship Record.
  11. (sports) Initialism of Circuit Record.
  12. (sports) Initialism of Competition Record.
  13. (sports) Initialism of Course Record.
  14. (sports) Initialism of Cup Record.
  15. (sports) Initialism of Canadian Record.
  16. (sports) Initialism of Commonwealth Record.

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