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JPnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌdʒeɪˈpiː/
abbreviation for Justice of the Peace
(Definition of JP from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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JPnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌdʒeɪˈpiː/ LAW
abbreviation for Justice of the Peace: a magistrate (= a ​judge in some ​courts of ​law, often without ​legaltraining) who ​deals with less serious ​crimes and who, in the US, has the ​legalright to marry ​people: The ​reportrecommends that JPs should be ​retained because of their ​value to the ​community.
(Definition of JP from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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