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DP

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noun \ ˌdē-ˈpē \

Definition of DP

plural DP's or DPs
1 :a displaced person

First Known Use of dp

circa 1944


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DP

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Definition of DP

1 data processing
2 degree of polymerization
3 dew point
4 director of photography
5 doctor of podiatry

Medical Dictionary

DP

abbreviation

medical Definition of DP

1 doctor of pharmacy
2 doctor of podiatry

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