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R

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Letters & punctuation
RR1, r /ɑː $ ɑːr/ noun (plural R’s, r’s) 🔊 🔊 1 SLA[countable, uncountable] the 18th letter of the English alphabet2 [singular, uncountable] American English used to describe a film that has been officially approved as only suitable for people over 17 three Rs
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RSenator Charles Grassley, R-Iowa
Related topics: Groupings, Government, Geography
RR2 🔊 🔊 1 American EnglishPPG the written abbreviation of Republican, used after a politician’s name to show that he or she belongs to the Republican Party in the US 🔊 Steve Gunderson (R)2 PG British English the written abbreviation of regina (=queen), used after the name of the queen of the United Kingdom 🔊 Elizabeth R3 SG (also R.) the written abbreviation of river, used especially on maps R & B, R & D, R & R
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