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English definition of “Mr.”


noun     /ˈmɪs.tər/ US  /-tɚ/
A1 a title used before the family name or full name of a man who has no other title, or when talking to man who holds a particular official position: Mr. Jones/Mr. David Jones [as form of address] Good afternoon, Mr. Dawson. We're looking for a Mr. (= a man called) George Smith. It's an honour to have you here today, Mr. President. → Compare Miss, Mrs., Ms. → See also MessrsRoyalty, aristocracy and titles used when expressing the idea that a man is typical of or represents a quality, activity, or place: She's still hoping to meet Mr. Right (= the perfect man). He thinks he's Mr. Big (= someone very important).Typifying, illustrating and exemplifyingMeaning and significance
(Definition of Mr. noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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