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dp

1.
data processing.
2.
Baseball. double play.

DP

1.
data processing.
2.
displaced person.

d.p.

1.
(in prescriptions) with a proper direction.
Origin of d.p.
From the Latin word dīrēctiōne prōpriā

D.P.

1.
data processing.
2.
displaced person.

D/P

1.
documents against payment.
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  • But he had never heard of a petition for a dp being refused.

    DP Arthur Dekker Savage
  • These have been replaced by opening quotes in this eBook - dp.

    The Talisman George Borrow
  • This time, they'd harnessed Nedda's restless passion to the task of dissuading him from a dp.

    DP Arthur Dekker Savage
  • dp recognises as father or mother all members of classes A and B; similarly Cp, etc.

    Spinifex and Sand David W Carnegie
British Dictionary definitions for dp

DP

abbreviation
1.
data processing
2.
displaced person
3.
(in South Africa) Democratic Party

D/P

abbreviation
1.
documents against presentation
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dp in Medicine

DP abbr.
Doctor of Podiatry

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