(in prescriptions) in the manner prescribed; as directed.
Were P And R Once The Same Letter?Do you ever stop and look at the shape of our alphabet? Each letter looks natural to us now, but all those lines and circles have unique histories. It’s easy to make assumptions that our letters make sense, that they developed in some orderly logical way, and one reasonable assumption would be that P and R are related to each other based on their form. …
Here’s When To Capitalize WordsThere are a few specific cases where words should be capitalized. They’re easy to remember. In English, capital letters are most commonly used at the start of a sentence, for the pronoun I, and for proper nouns. The First Word of a Sentence You should always capitalize the first letter of the first word in a sentence, no matter what the word is. Take, for …
Origin of m.p.
From the Latin word modō praescrīptō
Member of Parliament.
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1917, abbreviation of military police, which is recorded from 1827.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper