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m.p.

1.
melting point.
2.
(in prescriptions) in the manner prescribed; as directed.
Origin of m.p.
From the Latin word modō praescrīptō

M.P.

or MP

1.
Member of Parliament.
2.
Metropolitan Police.
4.
Military Policeman.
5.
Mounted Police.
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  • "I suppose an m.p. must be acquainted with everybody—to some extent," she said, smiling.

    The Coryston Family Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Get some m.p. to mention this as having taken place at Stranorlar.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • When Gorman, m.p., says ‘I do it,’ the damned thing at once is done.

    The Island Mystery George A. Birmingham
  • Oh, Sir Gorman, m.p., you would do it at once if you understood.

    The Island Mystery George A. Birmingham
  • We shall never triumph, George, till May is m.p. for the county.

    The Young Duke Benjamin Disraeli
Word Origin and History for m.p.

M.P.

1917, abbreviation of military police, which is recorded from 1827.

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