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English noun: Pr

1. Pr (substance) a soft yellowish-white trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; can be recovered from bastnasite or monazite by an ion-exchange process

Synonymsatomic number 59, praseodymium

Broader (hypernym)metal, metallic element

Substance meronymbastnaesite, bastnasite, monazite

2. PR (location) a self-governing commonwealth associated with the United States occupying the island of Puerto Rico

SynonymsCommonwealth of Puerto Rico, Porto Rico, Puerto Rico

Instance hypernymcommonwealth

Part holonymCulebra, Porto Rico, Puerto Rico, San Juan, Vieques

Part meronymCaribbean, Greater Antilles

3. PR (communication) a promotion intended to create goodwill for a person or institution

Synonymspublic relations

Broader (hypernym)packaging, promotion, promotional material, publicity

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