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English definition of “PR”

PR

noun [U] uk   /ˌpiːˈɑːr/ us    /-ˈɑːr/

PR noun [U] (ADVERTISING)

abbreviation for public relations: The company's putting out a lot of PR about the new product line. They've decided to hire a PR firm to improve their public image. a PR exercise/campaignAdvertising, marketing and merchandisingRetailing

PR noun [U] (VOTING)

abbreviation for proportional representation: Do you think a system of PR makes elections fairer?Elections
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