Pas



[pah] /pɑ/

noun, plural pas.
1.
a step or series of steps in ballet.
2.
right of precedence.
[pah, paw] /pɑ, pɔ/
noun, Informal.
1.
.
/pɑː; French pɑ/
noun (pl) pas (pɑːz; French) (pɑ)
1.
a dance step or movement, esp in ballet
2.
(rare) the right to precede; precedence
abbreviation
1.
physician-assisted suicide: a practice in which a terminally-ill person requests a medical practitioner to administer a lethal dose of medication
/pɑː/
noun
1.
an informal word for father
/pɑː/
noun (NZ)
1.
a Māori village or settlement
2.
(history) a Māori defensive position and settlement on a hilltop
3.
go back to the pa, to abandon city life in favour of rural life
abbreviation
1.
Panama
Chemical symbol
1.
protactinium
symbol
2.
pascal
abbreviation
1.
Pennsylvania
2.
personal appearance
3.
personal assistant
4.
(military) Post Adjutant
5.
power of attorney
6.
press agent
7.
Press Association
8.
(banking) private account
9.
public-address system
10.
publicity agent
11.
Publishers Association
12.
purchasing agent
13.
(insurance) particular average
14.
(in New Zealand) probationary assistant
15.
Panama (international car registration)
n.

“a step in dancing,” 1775, from French pas; see pass (n.). Used in forming names for types of dances, e.g. pas de deux (1762).

1804, colloquial shortening of papa (q.v.).

PAS or PASA
abbr.

Pa
The symbol for the element protactinium.

PA or P.A.
abbr.
physician’s assistant
Pa

1.
para-aminosalicylic acid
2.
periodic acid-Schiff stain
3.
pseudo aircraft simulation
4.
pulmonary artery systolic pressure
1.
pulmonary artery
2.
Punjabi
1.
pascal
2.
protactinium
1.
Palestinian Authority
2.
Panama (international vehicle ID)
3.
Pennsylvania
4.
physician’s assistant
5.
plate appearances (baseball)
6.
power of attorney
7.
press agent
8.
professional association
9.
prosecuting attorney
10.
public-address system
11.
public affairs

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