variant of before p: appear.
variant of before a vowel or h: aphelion.
authority to pay or purchase.
Kai will be sent back to New Jersey, where his bail is set at $3 million, Romankow told the AP.
Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker, Viral Star, Now an Alleged Killer Marlow Stern May 16, 2013
The AP said the information came from the U.S., Israel and two other Western countries.
Iran’s Nuke Computer Modeling Ali Gharib September 10, 2012
“I feel the security system [at the embassies] is no good,” Bacile told the AP.
Anti-Muslim Movie Maker a Meth Cooker Christine Pelisek September 12, 2012
AP let me return to a job that is more like a mission, just as Anja returned, and I know eventually, Kathy will return too.
Remembering My Sisters in Danger, The AP’s Anja Niedringhaus and Kathy Gannon Kimberly Dozier April 3, 2014
AP exams taken by students who also took an IB or AICE exam in the same subject area were subtracted from the total.
America’s Best High Schools 2013: Behind the Rankings Lauren Streib May 5, 2013
To Gruffyth AP Conan he offered “mountaines of gold to send the said Gruffyth or his head to him.”
The Itinerary of Archbishop Baldwin through Wales Giraldus Cambrensis
The AP man put his hand over the phone and called across the desk.
Make Mine Homogenized Rick Raphael
APatite, AP′a-tīt, n. a phosphate of lime of great variety of colour.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
“Seven and fourpence ‘AP’ny—most of it beer,” said the child.
The Tinted Venus F. Anstey
She was pale about the gills, and trembled like AP aspen leaf shaken by the wind.
Peck’s Sunshine George W. Peck
son of: occurring as part of some surnames of Welsh origin: ap Thomas
a variant of apo- aphelion
(obsolete) (in prescriptions, etc) ante prandium
See advanced placement
abbreviation of Associated Press, first recorded 1879; the organization was founded May 1848 as co-operative news gathering effort among New York City newspaper publishers covering the war with Mexico.
form of Latin ad- before words beginning in -p-; see ad-.
patronymic prefix in Welsh names, earlier map “son,” cognate with Gaelic mac. Since 17c. merged into surnames (Ap Rhys = Price, Ap Evan = Bevan, etc.).
It is said that a Welshman who evidently was not willing to be surpassed in length of pedigree, when making out his genealogical tree, wrote near the middle of his long array of ‘aps’ — “about this time Adam was born.” [“Origin and Significance of our Names,” “The Chautauquan,” Oct. 1887-July 1888]
Variant of ad-.
Variant of apo-.
Armed Forces Pacific
authority to pay
authority to purchase
Aleksander Porfirievich [al-ig-zan-der per-feer-uh-vich,, -zahn-;; Russian uh-lyi-ksahndr puhr-fyee-ryi-vyich] /ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər pərˈfɪər ə vɪtʃ,, -ˈzɑn-;; Russian ʌ lyɪˈksɑndr pʌrˈfyi ryɪ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1887–1964, U.S. sculptor, born in Russia. noun Aleksandr Porfiryevich (alɪkˈsandr parˈfirjɪvitʃ). 1887– 1964, Russian sculptor and painter, in the US after 1923, whose work is characterized by economy of form
Augustin Pyrame de [oh-gys-tan pee-ram duh] /oʊ güsˈtɛ̃ piˈram də/ (Show IPA), 1778–1841, Swiss botanist. noun Augustin Pyrame de. 1778–1841, Swiss botanist; his Théorie élémentaire de la botanique (1813) introduced a new system of plant classification
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Alexander Procofieff, .
Alexander P [uh-lyi-ksahndr] /ʌ lyɪˈksɑndr/ (Show IPA), 1894–1956, Russian motion-picture director. noun Aleksandr Petrovitch (alɪkˈsandr peˈtrɔvɪtʃ). 1894–1956, Soviet film director. His films include Zemlya (1930) and Ivan (1932)