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English noun: Ir

1. Ir (substance) a heavy brittle metallic element of the platinum group; used in alloys; occurs in natural alloys with platinum or osmium

Synonymsatomic number 77, iridium

Broader (hypernym)metal, metallic element

2. IR (group) a board of the British government that administers and collects major direct taxes

SynonymsInland Revenue

Broader (hypernym)administrative body, administrative unit

Domain regionBritain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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