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abbreviation Radio.

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Definition for pp (2 of 5)

PP

abbreviation

prepositional phrase.

Definition for pp (3 of 5)

pp.

abbreviation

pages.
past participle.
pianissimo.
privately printed.

Definition for pp (4 of 5)

p.p.

abbreviation

parcel post.
past participle.
per person.
postpaid.

Definition 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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