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Moral Re-Armament.
Also, M.R.


milliroentgen; milliroentgens.
Also, mr.


[mis-ter] /ˈmɪs tər/
plural Messrs.
[mes-erz] /ˈmɛs ərz/ (Show IPA)
mister: a title of respect prefixed to a man's name or position:
Mr. Lawson; Mr. President.
a title prefixed to a mock surname that is used to represent possession of a particular attribute, identity, etc., especially in an idealized or excessive way:
Mr. Democrat; Mr. Perfect; Mr. Macho. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for MR
  • A woman got onto the elevator, recognized him and said, i have to tell you, MR.
  • He often features a character singing along to a song from the soundtrack MR.
  • In every movie, one or two characters have a zippo lighter MR.
  • The journal developed a number of pseudonymous characters, including MR.
  • The results of study indicated that there was no particular bias on pbs, so MR.
  • He achieved one of his career ambitions by playing the character MR.
  • In the bbc version viewing of the episodes, it has been edited instead it shows MR.
  • When the white witch sends her army of wolves after the children, she and MR.
  • When he was seven, his family moved into little lea, the house the elder MR.
  • She says that she would never have played the silly game if she knew that MR.
British Dictionary definitions for MR


noun (pl) Messrs (ˈmɛsəz)
a title used before a man's name or names or before some office that he holds: Mr Jones, Mr President
(in military contexts) a title used in addressing a warrant officer, officer cadet, or junior naval officer
a title placed before the surname of a surgeon
Word Origin
C17: abbreviation of mister


(in Britain) Master of the Rolls
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Word Origin and History for MR


mid-15c., abbreviation of master (n.); also see mister. Used from 1814 with a following noun or adjective, to denote "the exemplar or embodiment of that quality" (e.g. Mr. Right "the only man a woman wishes to marry," 1826; Mr. Fix-It, 1912; Mr. Big, 1940). The plural Messrs. (1779) is an abbreviation of French messieurs, plural of monsieur, used in English to supply the plural of Mr., which is lacking.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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MR in Technology

The country code for Mauritania.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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Related Abbreviations for MR


  1. Marathi
  2. milliradian




  1. medium rate
  2. mental retardation
  3. metabolic rate
  4. mitral regurgitation


mister (Used as a courtesy title for a man)
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