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praseodymium

 (Pr) [pra″ze-o-dim´e-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 59, atomic weight 140.907. (See Appendix 6.)

PR

Abbreviation for per rectum.

Pr

1. Abbreviation for presbyopia.
2. Symbol for praseodymium; propyl.

PR

Abbreviation for:
P receptor
pagetoid reticulosis
palindromic rheumatoid arthritis
pars recta
partial remission
partial resection
partial response
penicillin resistant
per rectum  
performance ratings  
perfusion rate
peripheral resistance
pharmaceutical representative
phenol red
phosphorylation rate
photoreactive repair
photoreceptor
physical rehabilitation
pityriasis rosea
placental retention
polymorphic reticulosis
polymyalgia rheumatica
poor responder
post-resuscitation
pregnancy rate
prevalence rate
primary response
primitive reflexes
production rate
progesterone receptor 
proliferation rate
proline rich
prolonged release
propranolol
prospective reimbursement
protein restriction
protein retention
public relations 
pulmonary regurgitation
pulmonary resistance

PR

1. Partial remission/response.
2. Peer review, see there.
3. Per rectum.
4. Peripheral resistance.
5. Progesterone receptor, see there.

PR

Abbreviation for per rectum.

Pr

Abbreviation for propyl; praseodymium; presbyopia.
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Nasrallah said proportional representation ensured just representation.
Earlier Sunday, Fayyad said the Hezbollah-led March 8 coalition and the FPM would reject any draft law for this year's parliamentary polls if it was not based on proportional representation.
"By adopting proportional representation, it would allow people to stop following politicians based on their sect and force them to follow who is Lebanese first and foremost," he said.
Most have long concluded that proportional representation, and therefore real democracy, cannot apply to their country because of the overall fear that demographic and confessional imbalances will transform the country from one that looks out to one that will espouse far narrower models.
Ministers of Hizbullah, Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri's Amal Movement and the Free Patriotic Movement (FPM) led by MP Michel Aoun voiced support for an election law based on proportional representation with Energy Minister Jibran Bassil, Aoun's son-in-law, saying that proportional representation should be "fair in which [Lebanese] at home and abroad are represented," AN NAHAR said.
Interior Minister Marwan Charbel, whose ministry oversees parliamentary and municipal elections, has also supported a system of proportional representation, saying this system guarantees the best representation of the Lebanese.
Labour MP Gisela Stuart, Labour MP for Birmingham Edgbaston, also insisted that a referendum on proportional representation would have been "an opportunity for real reform".
Proportional Representation is already working well in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Current proposals for a form of proportional representation represent nothing more than a fig-leaf (or smoke-screen) for the continuing shenanigans.
Last November, when they signed the comprehensive peace accord with Nepalese mainstream political parties, Maoist rebels to hold the constituent assembly election on the basis of a joint electoral system, meaning both the proportional representation system and the first-past-the-post system, for which the commission on Sunday also extended the deadline for submitting nomination papers.
The focus of the former Olympic sprinter's speech was the controversy stirred up over proportional representation when a party aide suggested it had dropped down their list of priorities.
In articles dating back to 1991, contributors of these articles, comments and rejoinders remark on the variety of electoral systems worldwide and their advantages and drawbacks, the strengths and weakness of proportional representation and a series of case studies from southern Africa, Latin America, Israel, Japan, Taiwan, Afghanistan and Iraq.

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