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abbreviation Radio.
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Other definitions for pp (2 of 5)

PP

abbreviation
prepositional phrase.

Other definitions for pp (3 of 5)

pp.

abbreviation
pages.
past participle.
pianissimo.
privately printed.

Other definitions for pp (4 of 5)

p.p.

abbreviation
parcel post.
past participle.
per person.
postpaid.

Other definitions for pp (5 of 5)

P.P.

abbreviation
parcel post.
parish priest.
past participle.
postpaid.
prepaid.
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British Dictionary definitions for pp (1 of 4)

pp

PP


abbreviation for
parcel post
prepaid
post-paid
(in prescriptions) post prandium

Word Origin for pp

Latin: after a meal

British Dictionary definitions for pp (2 of 4)

pp

abbreviation for
past participle
(in formal correspondence) per pro
privately printed
symbol for
music pianissimo: an instruction to play very quietly

Word Origin for pp

(sense 2) Latin per procurationem: by delegation to

usage for pp

In formal correspondence, when Brenda Smith is signing on behalf of Peter Jones, she should write Peter Jones pp (or per pro) Brenda Smith, not the other way about

British Dictionary definitions for pp (3 of 4)

PP

abbreviation for
Parish Priest
past President

British Dictionary definitions for pp (4 of 4)

pp.

abbreviation for
pages
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Medical definitions for pp

PP

abbr.
pyrophosphate
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