para Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “para” in the English Dictionary

"para" in British English

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paranoun [C]

uk   /ˈpær.ə/  us   /ˈper.ə/

para noun [C] (SOLDIER)

mainly UK informal for paratrooper (paratroops)

para noun [C] (TEXT)

abbreviation for paragraph : Paras 5 and 6 will have to be ​rewritten.


uk   /pær.ə-/  us   /per.ə-/

para prefix (FURTHER)

further than: Parapsychology is the ​study of ​abilities that go beyond what is ​natural and ​normal. paranormalphenomena

para prefix (SIMILAR)

similar to, or ​helping to do a ​similarjob: a ​paramedic paramilitary
(Definition of para from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"para" in Business English

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paranoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpærə/
written abbreviation for paragraph
(Definition of para from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “para”
in Chinese (Simplified) 士兵, 伞兵…
in Chinese (Traditional) 士兵, 傘兵…
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