There are 2 definitions of MR in English:

MR

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abbreviation

  • Master of the Rolls.

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There are 2 definitions of MR in English:

Mr

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɪstə
 
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noun

  • 1A title used before a surname or full name to address or refer to a man without a higher or honorific or professional title: Mr Robert Smith
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    • "It's much harder to get noticed now than it was 30 years ago," warns Mr. Rutherford.
    • Mr. Sunit Patel is joining Chaarat as Chief Geologist.
  • 1.1Used before the name of an office to address a man who holds it: Mr President
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    • Mr. Prime Minister, it appears that the Governor General has referred this matter to your office for further consideration.
    • Mr. Speaker, the Right Honourable Governor General desires the immediate attendance of this honourable House in the chamber of the honourable the Senate.
  • 1.2(In the UK) used before a surname to address or refer to a male surgeon.
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    • She received no medical aid till Saturday, when she was visited by the parish surgeon, Mr. Vaughan.
    • For laser eye surgery and general ophthalmology services, contact eye surgeon Mr C Steven Bailey in London, England.
  • 1.3Used in the armed forces to address a senior warrant officer, officer cadet, or junior naval officer.
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    • "I am your superior officer, Mister, and you will give me the respect I deserve!" Zarm angrily shot back to Wheeler.
    • "That was an order, Mister! Talk back to me again and I'll have you thrown in the brig for insubordination!"

Origin

late Middle English: originally an abbreviation of master1; compare with mister1.

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