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r.

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rare.
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Commerce. received.
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replacing.
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rises.
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road.
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rod.
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Baseball. run; runs.
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plural rs. rupee.

R.1

or R

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(in prescriptions) take.
Origin of R.1
From the Latin word recipe

R.2

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(in South Africa) rand; rands.
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rex.
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road.
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Theater. stage right.
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Examples from the Web for r.
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  • At sides masonry with recesses; in the r. centre a great doorway.

    Apu Ollantay Anonymous
  • An extraordinary achievement and record fell to my brother r. C.

    Tales of Fishes Zane Grey
  • Could I, as an r. H., accept the vulgar hazards of a personal encounter?

    A Day's Ride Charles James Lever
  • Yes, certainly; if Mrs. r. will permit, I'll write to her with pleasure.

    The Daltons, Volume I (of II) Charles James Lever
  • Muir, r. Contribution to the physiology and pathology of the blood.

    Histology of the Blood Paul Ehrlich
British Dictionary definitions for r.

r.

abbreviation
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rare
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recto
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Also r. rod (unit of length)
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ruled
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(cricket, baseball) run(s)

R.

abbreviation
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registered (trademark)
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right
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river
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rouble

R.

abbreviation
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rabbi
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rector
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Regina
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Republican
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response (in Christian liturgy)
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Rex
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River
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Royal
Word Origin
(sense 3) Latin: Queen(sense 6) Latin: King
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