from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation particulate matter
  • abbreviation past master
  • abbreviation police magistrate
  • abbreviation post meridiem
  • abbreviation postmaster
  • abbreviation postmistress
  • abbreviation postmortem
  • abbreviation prime minister
  • abbreviation provost marshal

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Saint Pierre and Miquelon.
  • initialism post meridiem – The second half of the day, from noon (12:00:00) to (just before) midnight (23:59:59)
  • initialism post mortem
  • initialism prime minister
  • initialism private message
  • initialism personal message
  • initialism price match
  • initialism project management
  • initialism project manager
  • initialism product manager
  • initialism knitting place marker
  • verb to project manage.


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  • Particularly for Safety, Quality, Logistics, Procurement etc.etc. orgs - reporting to a PM is alot like the fox guarding the henhouse.

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  • In the UK the voters are not allowed to vote for the members of its Upper House (House of Lords), can't vote directly for their PM, where the PM is always the leader of the majority party.

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  • Personally I like to think I would have done so anyway but then Newmania PM is an unlikely prospect and I am not in a good position to be realistic about it.

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  • Dimbleby trashes her by saying the PM is the only one that's cleared her.

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  • Personally I like to think I would have done so anyway but then Newmania PM is an unlikely prospect and I am not in a good position to be realistic about it.

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  • I do believe that Labour have dragged the country down into 2nd/3rd rate status compared with her era and even if the Conservatives win the next election Dave will not be up to the job a one term PM at the most. john

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  • Whatever Laurier wanted to happen or not when he was PM is hardly “the standard for determining whether the Canadian immigration systems works” — the standard is whether Canada attracts immigrants (it does), whether people want to move to Canada (they do), how well Canada integrates them (pretty well), and whether those immigrants eventually become hockey fans (generally, they do).

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  • So without US or European backing, each Israeli PM is just the temporary driver of the bus, with limited ability to set the course.

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  • May 12th, 2009 at 5: 33 PM is that a photo of the “modest” house?

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  • BTW: For those of you who must make them (and you know who you are), please direct your sarcastic comments to me in PM rather than waste space on the board.

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