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English definition of “para”

para

noun [C] uk   /ˈpær.ə/ us    /ˈper.ə/

para noun [C] (SOLDIER)

mainly UK informal for paratrooper (paratroops)Soldiers and people who fight in wars

para noun [C] (TEXT)

abbreviation for paragraph: Paras 5 and 6 will have to be rewritten.Pieces of writing
(Definition of para noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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