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Music.
  1. mezzo piano.

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.
  3. military police.
  4. Military Policeman.
  5. Mounted Police.
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British Dictionary definitions for mp

mp1

abbreviation for
  1. melting point
  2. music mezzo piano

Word Origin

(sense 2) Italian: moderately soft

mp2

the internet domain name for
  1. Northern Mariana Islands

MP

abbreviation for
  1. (in Britain and Canada) Member of Parliament
  2. (in Britain) Metropolitan Police
  3. Military Police
  4. Mounted Police
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Word Origin and History for mp

M.P.

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

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