PR

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See also: pr, Pr, .pr, -pr-, P.R., Pr., and pr.
U+33DA, ㏚
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Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

PR

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

English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

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 terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

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.
    • 2023 July 21, Rob Ford, “Would proportional representation really doom the Tories?”, in New Statesman[1]:
      Last year the Labour Party passed a conference motion backing proportional representation (PR) by an overwhelming margin.
  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. (software engineering) Initialism of pull request.
    Synonym: MR
  9. (tennis) Initialism of protected ranking.
  10. Initialism of Puerto Rican.
  11. (biochemistry) Initialism of progesterone receptor.
  12. (medicine) Initialism of partial response.
    Coordinate term: CR
  13. (hematology) Initialism of prothrombin ratio.
  14. (medicine) A PR interval.
  15. (electronics) Abbreviation of preset.
  16. (sports) Initialism of Paralympic record.

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

  • (prothrombin ratio): PT, INR

Adverb[edit]

PR (not comparable)

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

Descendants[edit]

  • Georgian: პიარი (ṗiari)

Anagrams[edit]

Chinese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English PR (public relations).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

PR (Hong Kong Cantonese)

  1. PR; public relations
  2. public relations officer
  3. (slang) nightclub hostess

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English PR.

Noun[edit]

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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Derived terms[edit]

compounds

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Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

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

Usage notes[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English PR.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

PR(ピーアール) (pīāru

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

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English PR.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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

Derived terms[edit]

adjectives
nouns

Further reading[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

PR m

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