This word may also be spelled "Esqr" in the sense shown in 1).
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An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
1. (esquire) (United States)
Regionalism used in the United States
Alan Coffin, Esq will be handling this case.Alan Coffin, Abg. se encargará de este caso.
2. (esquire) (United Kingdom) (formal)
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., usted).
You've received a telegram from Benjamin Daughtry, Esq.Ha recibido un telegrama del Sr. Benjamin Daughtry.
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