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ar-

var. of ad- before r: arrear.

-ar1

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var. of -al1, joined to words in which an l precedes the suffix: circular; lunar; singular.
[< Latin -āris; replacing Middle English -er < Anglo-French, Old French < Latin -āris]

-ar2

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var. of -er2, often under the influence of a spelling with -ar- in a cognate Latin noun: cellar; collar; poplar; scholar; vicar.

-ar3

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var. of -er1 on the model of -ar2, used in the formation of nouns of agency: beggar; liar.

AR

1. Arkansas.
2. army regulation.

Ar

Arabic.

Ar


Chem. Symbol.
argon.

ar.

1. arrival.
2. arrive; arrives.

A/R

accounts receivable.
References in classic literature ?
King Ar- thur's people were not aware that they were indecent and I had presence of mind enough not to mention it.
In the fulness of time the interesting occasion ar- rived.
On our ar- rival at the head of the bay, a distance of seventy or eighty miles from where we lived, it was our purpose to turn our canoe adrift, and follow the guidance of the north star till we got beyond the limits of Maryland.