or M.R.

motivation research.
Moral Re-Armament.

Definition for mr (2 of 3)


or mr

milliroentgen; milliroentgens.

Definition for mr (3 of 3)

[ mis-ter ]
/ ˈmɪs tər /

plural Messrs. [mes-erz] /ˈmɛs ərz/.

mister: a title of respect prefixed to a man's name or position: Mr. Lawson; Mr. President.
a title prefixed to a mock surname that is used to represent possession of a particular attribute, identity, etc., especially in an idealized or excessive way: Mr. Democrat; Mr. Perfect; Mr. Macho. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for mr (1 of 2)

/ (ˈmɪstə) /

noun plural Messrs (ˈmɛsəz)

a title used before a man's name or names or before some office that he holdsMr Jones; Mr President
(in military contexts) a title used in addressing a warrant officer, officer cadet, or junior naval officer
a title placed before the surname of a surgeon

Word Origin for Mr

C17: abbreviation of mister

British Dictionary definitions for mr (2 of 2)


abbreviation for

(in Britain) Master of the Rolls
motivation(al) research
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