sri

noun
\ˈsrē, ˈshrē\
variants: or less commonly \ˈshrē, ˈsrē \

Definition of sri 

used as a conventional title of respect when addressing or speaking of a distinguished Indian

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Their portfolio is 50 percent SRI mutual funds and ETFs. Kansascity, kansascity.com, "Can you be a socially responsible investor and still make money?," 30 May 2017

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First Known Use of sri

1799, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sri

Sanskrit śrī, literally, beauty, majesty; akin to Greek kreiōn ruler, master

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