pa Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “pa” in the English Dictionary

"pa" in American English

See all translations

panoun [C]

 us   /, / infml
father: Do you ​know where pa went?

Panoun [C]

physics abbreviation for pascal
(Definition of pa from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"PA" in Business English

See all translations

PAnoun [C]

uk   us  
WORKPLACE abbreviation for personalassistant: someone whose ​job is helping someone in a ​higherposition, especially by writing ​letters, ​arrangingmeetings, and making ​phonecalls: PA to sb She is PA to the ​director of the ​organization.
COMMUNICATIONS abbreviation for publicaddresssystem: a ​system used to make announcements or ​play music in ​publicplaces


(also pa) uk   us  
→  per annum : The ​illustrationassumesinvestmentgrowth of just 1% p.a. after ​inflation and ​charges.
(Definition of PA from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of pa?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day


to give someone knowledge or to train someone; to instruct

Word of the Day

Out of Africa
Out of Africa
by Colin McIntosh,
October 01, 2015
A recent discovery off the coast of the island of Taiwan, made by local fishermen, is causing scientists to re-examine their ideas about early humans. The skull of a male human, now nicknamed Penghu Man, was found to differ significantly from the skulls of the Homo Erectus species previously known in the

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More