PD

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See also: Pd and P.D.

English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

PD (countable and uncountable, plural PDs)

  1. (law enforcement) Initialism of police department.
  2. (electronics) Initialism of phase detector.
  3. Initialism of public domain.
    • 1988, The Linguist: Journal of the Institute of Linguists (page 105)
      It is forbidden to market the software although PD libraries are entitled to charge for such supporting costs as administration, distribution etc.
  4. Initialism of peritoneal dialysis.
  5. Initialism of penile duplication.
  6. (U.S. military) Abbreviation of period (full stop) punctuation mark, used in communication systems without punctuation (e.g., telegrams).
    • 1944, telegram to Gen. Carl Andrew Spaatz from Gen. Jimmy Doolittle; Edward Renehan, The Kennedys at War, 1937-1945 (2002), Doubleday, page 304:
      ... WILFORD J. WILLY CMA SR GRADE LIEUTENANT AND JOSEPH P. KENNEDY SR GRADE LIEUTENANT CMA BOTH USNR CMA WERE KILLED PD COMMANDER SMITH ...
  7. Initialism of public defender.
  8. Initialism of Parkinson’s disease.

Proper noun[edit]

PD

  1. (Ireland) Initialism of Progressive Democrats, a former political party disbanded in 2008.
  2. (Malaysia) Initialism of Port Dickson, a town and district.
    • 2016, Salleh Mohd Radzi, ‎Mohd Hafiz Mohd Hanafiah, ‎Norzuwana Sumarjan, Heritage, Culture and Society, →ISBN:
      This qualitative approach was used in re-vitalising Port Dickson (PD) as a leading beach tourism destination for Malaysia. PD was a top beach resort tourism destination in her glory days of 1990s.
    • 2018 October 1, Eileen Ng, quoting Oh Ei Sun, “Who can dent Anwar Ibrahim’s armour in the Port Dickson by-election?”, in Today[1], OCLC 46474542:
      ""Isa has widespread grassroot support in his native Negeri Sembilan, among all the candidates, he is a local PD boy. The others all came out of nowhere,"
    • 2018 October 13, Hazlin Hassan, “Anwar Ibrahim storms to victory in Port Dickson by-election, wins 72% of vote”, in The Straits Times[2], OCLC 8572659:
      Ms Lau said she hoped "PD will be transformed as promised in so many ways", using the common moniker for the seaside town. "It is good  [] to develop PD. That is what everyone in PD wants,"

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Homophone of pédé.

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Noun[edit]

PD m (uncountable)

  1. (vulgar, offensive) fag; queer (male homosexual)

German[edit]

Noun[edit]

PD m

  1. Abbreviation of Privatdozent.

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PD m

  1. Abbreviation of Partito Democratico.