[ eych-ahr ]

abbreviation, noun

Other definitions for hr. (2 of 5)


  1. hour; hours.

Other definitions for h.r. (3 of 5)



Other definitions for Hr. (4 of 5)


  1. Herr.

Other definitions for H.R. (5 of 5)

H.R. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use HR in a sentence

  • For the rest of the trip, Rizzo kept spelling out, in order, the letters r-h-i-n-o-c-e-r-o-s and a-n-t-h-r-o-p-o-i-d.

  • Have you ever heard of H. R. Bright, independent oil operator?

    Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • As in the case of the preceding plate, the letters "H R" on this specimen cannot be specifically identified.

    American Military Insignia 1800-1851 | J. Duncan Campbell and Edgar M. Howell.
  • Before the telephone receiver could descend on the holder, H. R. heard a voice impatiently shriek, "Down!"

    H. R. | Edwin Lefevre
  • In the very hour of his great success H. R. suddenly was thus confronted by the greatest menace to a political career—wealth!

    H. R. | Edwin Lefevre
  • Should H. R. accept greatness to-day and let to-morrow bring the littleness?

    H. R. | Edwin Lefevre

British Dictionary definitions for hr (1 of 3)


abbreviation for
  1. hour

  2. Baseball home run

British Dictionary definitions for hr (2 of 3)


the internet domain name for
  1. Croatia

British Dictionary definitions for HR (3 of 3)


abbreviation for
  1. US House of Representatives

  2. human resources

  1. human rights

  2. Croatia (international car registration)

Origin of HR

(for sense 4) from Croatian Hrvatska

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