RL

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RL

  1. (international standards) Indeterminately reserved ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for Lebanon.
    Synonym: LB (for general use)

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 1949 Geneva Convention on Road Traffic, and is not endorsed for general use by the ISO. The general-purpose code for Lebanon is LB.


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Proper noun[edit]

RL

  1. Initialism of Republic of Lebanon.

Noun[edit]

RL (countable and uncountable, plural RLs)

  1. Initialism of rugby league.
  2. (Internet slang, uncountable) Initialism of real life.
    • 1997, Steven Shaviro, Doom Patrols: A Theoretical Fiction About Postmodernism, London: Serpent's Tail, →ISBN, LCCN 9668813, page 138:
      I may become quite intimate with someone, spend hours with em every night, and yet not have the slightest idea what eir voice sounds like, or what eir RL body looks, feels, and smells like.
  3. (plural only) Initialism of royal letters.

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Indonesian[edit]

Noun[edit]

RL

  1. (accounting) Initialism of risalah lelang (auction report).