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Music.

mezzo piano.

m.p.

melting point.
(in prescriptions) in the manner prescribed; as directed.

Origin of m.p.

From the Latin word modō praescrīptō

M.P.

or MP

Member of Parliament.
Metropolitan Police.
Military Policeman.
Mounted Police.
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British Dictionary definitions for mp

mp

1

abbreviation for

melting point
music mezzo piano

Word Origin for mp

(sense 2) Italian: moderately soft

mp

2

the internet domain name for

Northern Mariana Islands

MP

abbreviation for

(in Britain and Canada) Member of Parliament
(in Britain) Metropolitan Police
Military Police
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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