MR

or M.R.


motivation research.
Moral Re-Armament.

mR

or mr

milliroentgen; milliroentgens.

Mr.

[ 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.
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British Dictionary definitions for mr

Mr

/ (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

MR

abbreviation for

(in Britain) Master of the Rolls
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Word Origin and History for mr

Mr.

mid-15c., abbreviation of master (n.); also see mister. Used from 1814 with a following noun or adjective, to denote "the exemplar or embodiment of that quality" (e.g. Mr. Right "the only man a woman wishes to marry," 1826; Mr. Fix-It, 1912; Mr. Big, 1940). The plural Messrs. (1779) is an abbreviation of French messieurs, plural of monsieur, used in English to supply the plural of Mr., which is lacking.

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