follow Dictionary.com

Fiancé or fiancée? What's the difference?

PR

1.
2.
percentile rank.
3.
public relations.
4.
Slang: Often Disparaging and Offensive. Puerto Rican.
5.
Puerto Rico (approved especially for use with zip code).

Pr

Pr

Symbol, Chemistry

Pr.

1.
(of stock) preferred.
2.
3.

pr.

1.
pair; pairs.
2.
3.
5.
(of stock) preferred.
6.
7.
8.
9.
Computers. printer.
10.
11.

P.R.1

1.
Roman people.
Origin of P.R.1
< Latin populus Rōmānus

P.R.2

1.
parliamentary report.
2.
press release.
3.
prize ring.
4.
proportional representation.
5.
public relations.
Also, p.r.
6.
Puerto Rico.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for PR
British Dictionary definitions for PR

pr1

abbreviation
1.
(pl) prs. pair
2.
paper
3.
(in prescriptions) per rectum
4.
power
Word Origin
(sense 3) Latin: through the rectum; to be inserted into the anus

pr2

abbreviation
1.
Puerto Rico

Pr

Chemical symbol
1.
praseodymium

PR

abbreviation
1.
proportional representation
2.
public relations
3.
Puerto Rico

Pr.

abbreviation
1.
Priest
2.
Prince
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for PR
n.

also p.r.; 1942, abbreviation of public relations (see public).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
PR in Medicine

Pr 1

The symbol for the element praseodymium.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
PR in Science
Pr  
The symbol for praseodymium.
praseodymium
  (prā'zē-ō-dĭm'ē-əm)   
Symbol Pr
A soft, malleable, silvery metallic element of the lanthanide series that develops a green tarnish in air. It is used to add a yellow tint to glass and ceramics and to make the glass used in welding goggles. Atomic number 59; atomic weight 140.908; melting point 935°C; boiling point 3,127°C; specific gravity 6.8; valence 3, 4. See Periodic Table.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source
Slang definitions & phrases for PR

PR

modifier

: the PR department

noun

Public relations (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source
PR in Technology

networking
The country code for Puerto Rico.
(1999-01-27)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
Cite This Source
Related Abbreviations for PR

pr

preferences

Pr

1.
praseodymium
2.
propyl
3.
Proverbs

PR

1.
payroll
2.
proportional representation
3.
public relations
4.
Puerto Rico

pr.

1.
pair
2.
present
3.
printed
4.
printing
5.
pronoun

p.r.

Latin punctum remotum (far point)
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for PR

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for PR

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for pr