Meaning of “hm” in the English Dictionary


"hm" in American English

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also h’m, hmm us /həm/

a sound made when someone is thinking about something or needs more time to decide what to say

(Definition of “hm” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"HM" in Business English

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HMadjective [ before noun ]

uk us

GOVERNMENT abbreviation for Her (or His) Majesty's: belonging to or being a part of the government of the UK:

HM Inspector of Taxes
HM Treasury is planning a substantial tax increase on tobacco.

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(Definition of “HM” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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