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Music.
  1. mezzo piano.
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m.p.

  1. melting point.
  2. (in prescriptions) in the manner prescribed; as directed.
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Origin of m.p.

From the Latin word modō praescrīptō

M.P.

or MP

  1. Member of Parliament.
  2. Metropolitan Police.
  3. military police.
  4. Military Policeman.
  5. Mounted Police.
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British Dictionary definitions for mp

mp1

abbreviation for
  1. melting point
  2. music mezzo piano
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Word Origin

(sense 2) Italian: moderately soft

mp2

the internet domain name for
  1. Northern Mariana Islands
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MP

abbreviation for
  1. (in Britain and Canada) Member of Parliament
  2. (in Britain) Metropolitan Police
  3. Military Police
  4. Mounted Police
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Word Origin and History for mp

M.P.

1917, abbreviation of military police, which is recorded from 1827.

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