pp Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “pp” in the English Dictionary

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(also p.p.) uk   us   UK
written abbreviation used to show when someone has ​signed a ​document for a ​person who is not ​available to ​sign it: I ​hope to ​hear from you ​soon. Yours ​sincerely, Chris Smith, pp Rebecca Collings.
written abbreviation forpages: This ​matter is ​discussed in more ​detail on pp. 101–123.
(Definition of pp from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pp.plural noun

abbreviation forpages: There is a ​detaileddiscussion on pp. 101–123.
(Definition of pp. from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"pp." in Business English

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written abbreviation for pages: used to refer to particular ​pages in a ​book or ​document: see pp 56-58
UK COMMUNICATIONS written abbreviation for perpro: written in ​front of a person's ​name when you ​sign a ​letter or ​document for them: Yours ​faithfully, Chris Turner, pp Rebecca Collings
(Definition of pp. from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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