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"Mr" in British English

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Mrnoun

uk   /ˈmɪs.tər/  us   /ˈmɪs.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.
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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).

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(Definition of Mr from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Mr." in American English

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Mr.noun [U]

 us   /ˈmɪs·tər/
a title for a man, used before the family name or full name, or sometimes before a position: Mr. Kaplan/Mr. David Kaplan Good afternoon, Mr. Mendoza. I’m afraid I can’t agree with what’s just been said, Mr. Chairman.
(Definition of Mr. from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"MR" in Business English

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MRnoun [U]

uk   us   MARKETING
abbreviation for market research
(Definition of MR from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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