Pr

Definitions

  • Notre-Dame-du-Pré, Le Mans, N.E
    Notre-Dame-du-Pré, Le Mans, N.E
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n PR a promotion intended to create goodwill for a person or institution
    • n PR a self-governing commonwealth associated with the United States occupying the island of Puerto Rico
    • n Pr a soft yellowish-white trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; can be recovered from bastnasite or monazite by an ion-exchange process
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Pr An abbreviation of pronoun.
    • Pr An abbreviation of Provençal.
    • n Pr An abbreviation of the Latin phrase pro re nata, as occasion may require.
    • n Pr In chem., the symbol for praseodymium.
    • n Pr An abbreviation of President of the Royal Academy.
    • Pr An abbreviation of President of the Royal Institute (of Painters in Water-colors).
    • n Pr An abbreviation of President of the Royal Society.
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Usage

In literature:

The man on the street reads our PR-blasts, and then looks up to see one of the nasty things staring over his shoulder at the newspaper.
"PRoblem" by Alan Edward Nourse
There is some expence in landing, which we believe the importers would give five pr cent.
"Tea Leaves" by Various
She was a pr-r-retty wife for John Gourlay!
"The House with the Green Shutters" by George Douglas Brown
Senator James Cannon read through the news release that Horvin had handed him, then looked up at the PR man.
"Hail to the Chief" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Yet Maximilian was not able to pr-reserve the estate as it should be kept.
"A Tar-Heel Baron" by Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
Pr'ythee, now say you will, and go about it.
"Characteristics of Women" by Anna Jameson
I pr'ythee send me back my heart.
"Tudor and Stuart Love Songs" by Various
But he wasn't thinking about PR right then.
"Get Out of Our Skies!" by E. K. Jarvis
To Kimberley were also sent six 7-pr.
"History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)" by Frederick Maurice
Away; I pr'ythee, leave me!
"Jane Shore" by Nicholas Rowe
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In poetry:

"I pr'ythee, sweetheart, then tell to me,
O tell me, whether you know
The bailiffs daughter of Islington."--
"She is dead, sir, long ago."--
"The Bailiff's Daughter Of Islington" by Henry Morley
Dissembling what I knew too well,
My love, my life, said I, explain
This change of humour; pr'ythee tell,
That falling tear — what does it mean?
"The Garland" by Matthew Prior
And why should the far-off fields be fair?
And all ways better than that we wend?
Pr ever the prize we do not share?
And why the gold at the rainbow’s end?
"Unrest" by Robert Steel Byrnes
Dear Cloe, how blubber'd is that pretty Face?
Thy Cheek all on Fire, and Thy Hair all uncurl'd:
Pr'ythee quit this Caprice; and (as old Falstaf says)
Let Us e'en talk a little like Folks of This World.
"A Better Answer" by Matthew Prior
If his bones lie in earth, roll in sea, fly in air,
To Fate we must yield, and the thing is the same;
And if passing thou givest him a smile or a tear,
He cares not — yet pr'ythee be kind to his fame.
"For My Own Monument" by Matthew Prior
Then turning about to the hangman, he said,
Despatch me, I pr'ythee, this troublesome blade,
For thy cord and my cord both equally tie,
And we live by the gold for which other men die.
Derry down, down, hey derry down.
"The Thief And Cordelier. A Ballad" by Matthew Prior

In news:

Youth Business International has hired Kindred to offer PR support to its Entrepreneur of the Year competition and Global Entrepreneurship Week.
This just in from Maria Ferrero of Adrenaline PR, publicist for the metal band Lamb of God .
Nov 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE.
WASHINGTON, Oct 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE.
The potential TUPE transfer of eight Lexis PR staff to The Red Consultancy after losing a £1m-plus account has been described as a 'wake-up call' to PR agencies and clients.
PR industry gets a TUPE wake-up call in light of Lexis story.
CHICAGO, Oct 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE.
CHICAGO, Oct 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE.
Spam, the canned meat and pride of Hormel, got a huge PR platform when the US Navy decided to drop a lot of it to the more than 4,000 people of the stricken Carnival Splendor cruise line who were adrift for four days.
Steve Winwood is heading for Portsmouth for a concert in May ( Photo courtesy of Brickell and Partners PR ).
Under-fire former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond has signed up City PR shop Maitland in a bid to salvage his personal reputation.
Former Obama Adviser Caught Planning to Manipulate Media For Greece's PR Makeover.
"PR is a waste of money" is a basic idea in a major Wall Street Journal story: "The Case Against Corporate Social Responsibility" that ran Aug 23.
Asks broadcast PR veteran Doug Simon, who thinks marketers' reliance on the 18-49 demographic needs an adjustment.
Online siphons readers, but PR execs like staying-power of print.
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In science:

To show that pr ∈ {T }′′ it will be enough to show that U pr = prU whenever U is a unitary operator on H such that U T = T U .
Invariant subspaces of Voiculescu's circular operator
Let us denote by pr (x) ∈ M the element so that π(pr (x)) = pr (π(x)).
Invariant subspaces of Voiculescu's circular operator
However, if r > 0 then Er (T ) is dense in H, so pr (T ) = 1 and the spectrum of T pr (T ) is D.
Invariant subspaces of Voiculescu's circular operator
Observing that {ω : η1 ≥ x} ⊂ {ω : λ ≥ px}, we can write that Pr{η1 (n, p) ≥ x} = Xl≥px q(l) Pr{S (l) ≥ px}.
Stochastic version of the Erdos-Renyi limit theorem
The standard result of probability theory is that there exists a probability triple (W, M, Pr) and a sequence X such that (3) is satisfied. W is indeed the space of infinite sequences of ordered pairs of elements from I , and Pr is a certain product measure on this set.
The temporal calculus of conditional objects and conditional events
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