Meaning of “PR” in the English Dictionary

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abbreviation forpublic relations

(Definition of “PR” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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PRnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌpiːˈɑːr/ us

MARKETING abbreviation for public relations: the activity of providing the public with information about your organization so that people have a positive idea of the organization's work:

good/bad PR They have very good PR.
The Foreign Secretary's comments were a PR disaster for him.
Its slick PR machine normally prevents outsiders from getting an accurate view of life inside the company.
PR agency/company/firm The launch party will be handled by a PR firm.
a PR department/job/man

POLITICS abbreviation for proportional representation

MARKETING abbreviation for press relations

(Definition of “PR” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)