dp

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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Examples from the Web for dp

Contemporary Examples of dp

Historical Examples of dp

  • 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  • These have been replaced by opening quotes in this eBook - DP.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 for
  1. data processing
  2. displaced person
  3. (in South Africa) Democratic Party

D/P

abbreviation for
  1. documents against presentation
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dp in Medicine

DP

abbr.
  1. Doctor of Podiatry
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