Definition of Messrs abbreviation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(British English) (North American English Messrs.) abbreviation
BrE BrE//ˈmesəz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmesərz//
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(used as the plural of Mr before a list of names and before names of business companies) Messrs Smith, Brown and Jones Messrs T Brown and Co Word Originlate 18th cent.: abbreviation of Messieurs.
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