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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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