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  1. picogram; picograms.

PG

  1. parental guidance: a rating assigned to a motion picture by the Motion Picture Association of America indicating that children of all ages may attend but that some material may be deemed unsuitable and that parental guidance is advised.

Origin of PG

An Americanism dating back to 1965–70

PG

or P.G.or p.g.

Informal.
  1. pregnant1(def 1).

pg.

  1. page.

Pg.

  1. Portugal.
  2. Also Pg Portuguese.

P.G.

  1. Past Grand.
  2. paying guest.
  3. Postgraduate.
  4. Also p.g. Informal. pregnant1(def 1).
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Historical Examples

  • It is a damned thing for a man to have his all hanging by a Pg.

    James Watt

    Andrew Carnegie

  • One of the most beneficent forward steps that our time can boast of is the Pg.

    James Watt

    Andrew Carnegie

  • The partners continued working in the right direction and Pg.

    James Watt

    Andrew Carnegie

  • For there is a poetic as well as a commonplace side to business; Pg.

    James Watt

    Andrew Carnegie

  • At first he was able to carry out all his orders himself; now he had as Pg.

    James Watt

    Andrew Carnegie


British Dictionary definitions for pg

pg

the internet domain name for
  1. Papua New Guinea

PG1

symbol for
  1. a film certified for viewing by anyone, but which contains scenes that may be unsuitable for children, for whom parental guidance is necessary

Word Origin

C20: from abbreviation of parental guidance

PG2

abbreviation for
  1. paying guest
  2. postgraduate

pg.

abbreviation for
  1. page

Pg.

abbreviation for
  1. Portugal
  2. Portuguese
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pg in Medicine

pg

abbr.
  1. picogram
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