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PRPair
PRPublic Relations
PRPuerto Rico (US postal abbreviation)
PRPress Release
PRPurchase Request
PRParis
PRParaná (Brazilian state)
PRPartial (METAR descriptor)
PRParks and Recreation
PRPrint (Hyper Logo command)
PRPrint (assembly language ASM51 assembler control)
PRPastor
PRPartner (IRB)
PRProfessor
PRProvince
PRPrinter (Apple II command)
PRPriority
PRProgress Report
PRPermanent Resident
PRPressure Regulator (valve)
PRPark Ridge
PRPull Request (computer programming)
PRPattern Recognition
PRPageRank (Google search technology)
PRPerformance Review(s)
PRPlanning and Responsibility
PRProblem Report
PRPapa Roach (band)
PRPerformance Report (various organizations)
PRPersonal Record
PRProject Report
PRPunk Rock
PRPreston (postcode, United Kingdom)
PRPrairie (street suffix)
PRPayroll
PRPrices Realized
PRPriorities
PRPeer Review
PRPower Rating (gaming)
PRPrimary Responsibility
PRProbability
PRProgesterone Receptor
PRPower Rangers (cartoon)
PRProne
PRPuncture Resistant (footwear)
PRPacket Radio
PRPersonal Representative
PRPrice Reduction
PRPartial Response
PRPreview Release (a post-beta software program)
PRParental Responsibility (Children Act 1989; UK)
PRPrinceton Review
PRProportional Representation
PRPart Request
PRPatrick Roy (former hockey goalie)
PRPakistan Railways
PRPressure Ratio
PRPerformance Rating (processors)
PRPaper Round
PRPro Rata (Latin: in proportion to)
PRPhilippine Airlines
PRProblem Resolution
PRPulse Rate
PRPartial Remission (oncology)
PRPathogenesis-Related (proteins)
PRPresidência da República (Portugal)
PRPrayer Request
PRPseudo Random
PRPartial Resistance
PRParachute Rigger (USN Rating; obsolete)
PRPropyl
PRPeoples' Republic
PRPresidente da República (President of the Republic)
PRPostoperative Recurrence (surgery)
PRPine-Richland (Pennsylvania school district)
PRPatent Rules
PRPresidente da República (Portuguese President)
PRPresidente da República (Portuguese: President of the Republic)
PRPregnancy Rate
PRPrecipitation Radar
PRPartial Reconfiguration
PRProfessional Referee (sports)
PRPraseodymium
PRPoint Roberts (Washington)
PRProcess Reengineering (Sprint)
PRProgram Register
PRPokemon Ranger
PRPunt Returner (football)
PRPinar del Rio (postcode, Cuba)
PRPulmonary Rehabilitation
PRPersonal Radio
PRPlymouth Rock (chicken breed)
PRProgram Resource
PRPrevalence Rate
PRPreliminary Review
PRPorter Ranch (California)
PRPurchase Requisition
PRPolicy Region
PRProduct Request
PRPhantom Regiment (Drum and Bugle Corps, Rockford, Illinois)
PRPrevalence Ratio
PRPhotographic Reconnaissance Aircraft (US Air Force)
PRPax Romana (Latin: Roman Peace)
PRPassive Ranging
PRNewspaper Tax (Scott Catalogue prefix; philately)
PRPetit Robert (French dictionary)
PRPhosphate Rock
PRPrandtl Number
PRProjekt Revolution (Linkin Park tour)
PRPer Rectum (method of medication)
PRPharmaceutical Representative (journal)
PRPriority Records (record label)
PRPesticide Registration (EPA)
PRPoisson's Ratio
PRPour Remercier (French: to express thanks)
PRProcurement Regulations
PRPercentile Rank
PRParma, Emilia (Italian province)
PRPersonal Recognizance (bond/bail)
PRPriority Regulation (US DoD)
PRPersonnel Recovery
PRPerformance Run (fitness)
PRpump room (tankers)
PRPseudorabies
PRReceived Power
PRProcess Reliability
PRProcurement Request
PRPortfolio Rebalancing
PRPilot Run
PRPolicy Record
PRPhoto Resist
PRPhotochemical Reaction
PRPosition Reference
PRProject Revolution (gaming, Warcraft IIITotal Conversion)
PRProduct Record
PRPeriodic Reinvestigation
PRPershing Rifles (honorary military fraternity founded in 1894 by General John J. Pershing)
PRPer Rectal (examination of a patient)
PRPosition Release (AT&T)
PRPseudo-Range
PRPsychopathic Records (CD label)
PRPressure Recorder
PRPhoto-Recon
PRPurchaser's Right
PRProsthion
PRProthrombin Ratio
PRPulmonic Regurgitation
PRPunjab Regiment (Pakistan)
PRPosting Reference
PRProcessor Rating
PRPesticide Regulation Notice (EPA)
PRPayload Recorder (US NASA)
PRPyrolytic Release Experiment
PRPneumatic Ram
PRPolarization Rotator
PRPunctum Remotum (Latin: far point of accommodation)
PRPhoto Reflectance
PRPlanned Requirement
PRPusher Robot (gaming)
PRPlanet Replay (media/electronics store)
PRPreventive Replacement
PRPotomac Runners (Washington, DC area running group)
PRParameter Redundancy
PRPatrol Vessel, River Gunboat (US Navy)
PRProcedural Reflection
PRProfundo Rosso (movie)
PRPitch Runner (baseball)
PRParti Républicaine (French: Republican Party)
PRParti Republikan (Republican Party; political party, Albania)
PRPath Restorable
PRPonti Radio PR SpA (Italy)
PRProcurement/Purchase Request
PRPrototyping Request
PRPower Repeatability (Agilent)
PRPeriodogram Roughness (economics)
PR(USN Rating) Aircrew Survival Equipmentman
PRPersonal Reschedule
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In South Korea's 273-seat unicameral legislature, 227 seats are to be filled by direct vote, while 46 seats on the basis of proportional representation.
The three types of proportional representation allowed by the McKinney bill--preference voting, cumulative voting, and limited voting--also offer something for proponents of third parties and independent politics.
There are many forms of proportional representation and even several forms of semiproportional systems.
The fireworks in the Republican-controlled Senate, however, left no doubt that courts might use the new "results' language to strike down all electoral systems that impeded proportional representation.
Zaher al-Khatib, a former lawmaker and head of the left-wing Toilers League, told local media that the absence of proportional representation was the source of Lebanon's numerous woes.
Under the existing proportional representation system, political groups and parties submit lists of their candidates before the election and are given seats in accordance with their share of block votes.
All electoral rounds in the country's history have adopted a winner-takes-all system, but many politicians argue that a proportional representation system would provide better representation and help eliminate sectarian sentiment.
At the leading edge of this movement, several cities already have adopted some form of PR, or are considering it, and a nonprofit, educational organization called Citizens for Proportional Representation (CPR) has been formed to promote alternatives to the "winner-takes-all" plurality systems now employed in most American cities.
BEIRUT: A parliamentary subcommittee tasked with examining a raft of draft electoral laws agreed Wednesday on a mechanism to address the issue on the basis of proportional representation and a winner-takes-all system.
The ruling Liberal Democratic Party plans to cut the number of seats filled through the proportional representation system in Japan's powerful lower house by 30 to 150, party sources said Monday.
He held a round of meetings with international envoys for the second time in three days, and explained why he has been demanding proportional representation.
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