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1. accounts payable
2. advanced placement
3. American plan
4. antipersonnel
5. Associated Press
6. author's proof
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son of: occurring as part of some surnames of Welsh origin: ap Thomas.
[from Welsh mab son]


abbreviation for
1. (Law) Air Police
2. (Journalism & Publishing) Associated Press
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1. adjective phrase.
2. Trademark. Advanced Placement (Program).
3. Air Police.
4. American plan.
5. antipersonnel.
6. Associated Press.
7. author's proof.


var. of ad- before p: appear.


var. of apo- before a vowel or h: aphelion.


1. Apostle.
2. Apothecaries'.
3. April.


or a/p,

1. account paid.
2. accounts payable.
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