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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. (pages)
a. págs.
See pp 16-18 for more information.Para más información, ver págs. 16-18.
2. (per procurationem)
a. p.a. (with authorization)
Signed: Mark Jameson, pp Stephen JamesonFirmado: Mark Jameson, p.a. Stephen Jameson
b. p.o. (by order)
I always write pp to indicate I am signing on behalf of my boss.Siempre escribo p.o. para indicar que firmo de parte de mi jefe.
c. p.p. (with a power of attorney)
If you hold a power of attorney you should write pp and the name of the person you represent.Si tiene un poder notarial, debería escribir p.p. y el nombre de su representado.
3. (pianissimo)
a. pp
Mark that section pp so you remember to play it quietly.Anota pp en esa sección para recordarte que hay que tocarla con suavidad.
4. (past participle)
a. pp
A schematic way of describing the passive is "subject + to be + pp".Una manera esquemática de describir la pasiva es "sujeto + ser + pp".
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1 per procurationem (by proxy) p.p.
2 parcel post
3 post paid
4 prepaid
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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