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Meaning of “p” in the English Dictionary

"p" in British English

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pnoun [C]

uk   us   /piː/
  • p noun [C] (MONEY)

UK abbreviation for penny or pence : Could you ​lend me 50p? This ​newspapercosts 90p. I need a 1p/5p/20p coin/​piece.

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  • p. (PAGE)

(plural pp.) written abbreviation for page noun : See p. 27. The ​references are on pp. 56–64.
(Definition of p from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"p." in American English

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p.noun [C]

(plural pp.)
abbreviation forpage : See "Sleepwalking Through History," p. 368.

Pnoun [C]

(plural P’s, Ps, p’s or ps) (also p)  us   /pi/
the 16th ​letter of the ​Englishalphabet
(Definition of p. from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"p" in Business English

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pnoun [C]

uk   us  
(plural p) MONEY abbreviation for penny or ​pence: the ​smallestunit of ​money used in the UK: They ​cost 10p each.
(plural pp) (also p.) written abbreviation for page: See p.32. See pp 32-45.
(Definition of p from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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