how to pronounce pm


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the above transcription of pm is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

pm is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of pm in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… shortly after 8 30 pm houston time …”

meanings of pm


  1. Initialism of particulate matter.
  2. Initialism of post meridiem. (The second half of the day, from noon (12:00:00) to (just before) midnight (23:59:59)).
  3. Initialism of prime minister.
  4. Initialism of price match.
  5. Initialism of post mortem.
  6. Initialism of private message.
  7. Initialism of project manager.
  8. Initialism of project management.
  9. Initialism of perfect match.
  10. Initialism of push money.
  11. Initialism of place marker.
  12. Initialism of portfolio manager.
  13. Initialism of precious metal.
  14. Initialism of product manager.
  15. Initialism of personal message.
  16. Initialism of permanent magnet.
  17. Initialism of performance management.


  1. To send a private message to (a participant in a chat room, etc.).
  2. To project manage.


  1. Initialism of partially meet.


  1. Alternative form of p.m.

pm frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word pm occurs in english on average 52.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics pm can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that pm can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

3) transport and travel;

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