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MSS.

1.
manuscripts.
Also, MSS, Mss, mss.

M.S.S.

1.
Master of Social Science.
2.
Master of Social Service.

MS.

plural MSS.

ms.

plural mss.
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British Dictionary definitions for mss

MSS

abbreviation
1.
manuscripts

MS.

abbreviation (pl) MSS., mss.
1.
manuscript
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Word Origin and History for mss

Ms.

(plural Mses.), 1949, considered a blend of Miss and Mrs.

MS.

abbreviation of Latin manu scriptum (see manuscript); the plural is MSS, after the custom in Modern Latin.

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mss in Culture

Ms. definition


A title used before a woman's name, pronounced “Miz” and corresponding to Mr. before a man's.

Note: Feminists have urged the use of Ms. because, unlike Miss or Mrs., it does not identify a woman by her marital status. (See feminism.)
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mss in Technology
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Related Abbreviations for mss

mss

manuscripts

MSS

  1. management support system
  2. message switching system
  3. multispectral scanner

Ms.

Miss/Mrs.

MSS.

manuscripts
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