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Dr. Rice's record on Iraq gives me great concern. In her public statements she clearly overstated and exaggerated the intelligence concerning Iraq before the war in order to support the President's decision to initiate military action against Iraq.
Carl Levin

Meaning of "dr." in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DR.

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WHAT DOES DR. MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Doctor (title)

Doctor, as a title, originates from the Latin word of the same spelling and meaning. The word is originally an agentive noun of the Latin verb docēre 'to teach'. It has been used as an honored academic title for over a millennium in Europe, where it dates back to the rise of the first universities. This use spread to the Americas, former European colonies, and is now prevalent in most of the world. Contracted "Dr" or "Dr.", it is used as a designation for a person who has obtained a doctorate-level degree. Doctorates may be research doctorates or professional doctorates.

Definition of dr. in the English dictionary

The definition of dr. in the dictionary is Also: dr. dram. Other definition of dr. is drachma.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DR.

dr
drab
drabbed
drabber
drabbest
drabbet
drabbiness
drabbing
drabbish
drabble
drabbler
drabby
drabette
drably
drabness
drac
dracaena
drachm
drachma
drachmae

WORDS THAT END LIKE DR.

a.r.
Ar.
bar.
Br.
cr.
dir.
f.o.r.
fr.
Gr.
her.
inter.
Ir.
kr.
mer.
par.
Pr.
qr.
r.
tr.
var.

Synonyms and antonyms of dr. in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «dr.» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DR.

Find out the translation of dr. to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of dr. from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «dr.» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

博士。
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dr .
570 millions of speakers

English

dr.
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

डॉ .
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

د.
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

д-р .
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dr .
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ডাঃ.
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

dr .
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dr.
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Doktor
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ドクター。
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

박사 .
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dr.
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

dr .
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டாக்டர்.
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डॉ.
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dr.
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dr .
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dr .
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

д -р .
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

dr .
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

dr .
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Dr .
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

dr .
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dr .
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of dr.

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DR.»

The term «dr.» is very widely used and occupies the 869 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DR.» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about dr.

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10 QUOTES WITH «DR.»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word dr..
1
Michael Bolton
Dr. King is so inspiring, so impressive, so moving as a human being.
2
Jo Bonner
Dr. Rice went well beyond offering a helping hand - she went so far as to shed tears and share hugs with those who, in a matter of just a few hours, had lost everything to the rising floodwaters.
3
Maria Cantwell
Dr. King's leadership reaffirmed the promise of our democracy: that everyday people, working together, have the power to change our government and our institutions for the better.
4
Morgan Freeman
Dr. Martin Luther King is not a black hero. He is an American hero.
5
Colleen Hanabusa
Dr. Margaret Oda, a true trailblazer in education, served as Honolulu school district superintendent and was the driving force behind the middle-school concept and the first chairwoman of the Japanese American National Museum.
6
Harriet Ann Jacobs
Dr. Flint had sworn that he would make me suffer, to my last day, for this new crime against him, as he called it; and as long as he had me in his power he kept his word.
7
Chiang Kai-shek
Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Father of the Republic, made it his great aim in his revolutionary leadership to secure freedom and equality of status for China among the nations of the world.
8
Eartha Kitt
Dr. Einstein was not successful in school, but he found something in the air from his own imagination and his own brain power, and look what he did.
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Carl Levin
Dr. Rice's record on Iraq gives me great concern. In her public statements she clearly overstated and exaggerated the intelligence concerning Iraq before the war in order to support the President's decision to initiate military action against Iraq.
10
Norma McCorvey
Dr. Jasper didn't care if they got their checkups, their medications.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DR.»

Discover the use of dr. in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dr. and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care: 9th Edition
A revised and updated edition of the standard guide to baby and child care includes new material on computers and the Internet, nontraditional families, physical and moral development, disabilities, first aid and injury prevention, ...
Benjamin Spock, Robert Needlman, 2012
2
Dr. Seuss and Philosophy: Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!
Anyone who loves Dr. Seuss or is interested in philosophy will find this book to be intriguing and enlightening.
Jacob M. Held, 2011
3
Dr. Dre: A Biography
Presents the life of Dr, Dre, a musician and producer who was influential in the rise of hip-hop music as a important part of American popular culture.
John Borgmeyer, Holly Lang, 2007
4
Dr. Phil: Self-Help Guru and TV Superstar
Presents a biography of the psychologist and television personality known for his blunt, practical advice.
Mary Main, 2007
5
Dr. Fulford's Touch of Life: The Healing Power of the ...
A doctor known for his achievements in spontaneous healing explains the function of vital energy in human health and offers advice on natural healing methods
Dr. Robert Fulford, 1997
6
Dr. Atkins' Vita-Nutrient Solution: Nature's Answer to Drugs
In this comprehensive guide, Dr. Atkins shares vital information on more than 120 supplements, including: The specific restorative powers of each nutrient How to determine the optimal dosage schedule How to obtain supplements that are new ...
Robert C. Atkins, 2011
7
Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book
Discusses new developments in screening and diagnostic techniques, cancer treatment and research, genetics and diet, implants, hormone use, and many other topics.
Susan M. Love, 2010
8
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: A Kaplan SAT Score-Raising Classic
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: A Kaplan SAT Score-Raising Classic features: *The complete tale of the classic novel, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde *More than 200 vocabulary words frequently tested on the SAT highlighted throughout the text *Definitions ...
Robert Louis Stevenson, 2006
9
Dr. Vodder's Manual Lymph Drainage: A Practical Guide
Written by the world's leading authorities on Dr. Emil Vodder's techniques for Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD), this lavishly illustrated guide provides step-by-step descriptions of how to massage the lymph vessels to stimulate smooth lymphatic ...
Hildegard Wittlinger, Dieter Wittlinger, 2010
10
Dr. Strangelove's America: Society and Culture in the Atomic Age
Did America really learn to "stop worrying and love the bomb," as the title of Stanley Kubrick's 1964 film, Dr. Strangelove, would have us believe?
Margot A. Henriksen, 1997

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