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What Does R&R Mean?

R&R most commonly means "Rest and Recuperation," which is a time period specifically designated to allow recovery after strenuous or relentless activity. For example, soldiers serving on operational tours are often given a period of R&R during their tours and at the end. Of note, R&R is sometimes expanded to "Rest and Relaxation." This meaning has a different connotation as it focuses more on chilling out than essential recovery.

R&R also has the following meanings:
  • Revise and Resubmit. R&R is an instruction to reshow some work.
  • Read and Review. R&R is a request from an author for feedback on work.
  • Ritalin and Redbull. R&R is a drink taken by college students to provide caffeine-induced motivation.
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    When I write R&R, I mean this:

    meaning of R&R

    R&R most commonly means Rest and Recuperation.

    Summary of Key Points

    "Rest and Recuperation" is the most common definition for R&R on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
    R&R
    Definition:Rest and Recuperation
    Type:Acronym
    Guessability:guessability level 1
    1: Easy to guess
    Typical Users:typical user

    Adults and Teenagers

    Examples of R&R in Sentences

    Here are examples of R&R being used in conversations:
    • Tony: I'm going to do absolutely nothing during R&R.
    • Jordan: I hear you.
    • (Here, R&R means Rest and Recuperation.)
    • Tony: How was your report received?
    • Jordan: The boss just wrote R&R.
    • (Here, R&R means Revise and Resubmit.)
    • Tony: Here's my new manuscript. R&R.
    • Jordan: Will do.
    • (Here, R&R means Read and Review.)
    • Tony: I'll never stay awake to learn this lot.
    • Jordan: You need some R&R, mate.
    • (Here, R&R means Ritalin and Redbull.)

    An Academic Look at R&R

    When R&R means "Rest and Recuperation" or "Ritalin and Redbull," it is used like a noun. However, when it means "Read and Review" or "Revise and Resubmit," it is used like an imperative sentence (i.e., an order).

    Second Definition for R&R

    This meaning was also noted:
    R&R
    Definition:Revise and Resubmit (writing)
    Type:Abbreviation
    Guessability:guessability level 3
    3: Guessable
    Typical Users:typical user

    Adults and Teenagers

    Example of R&R Used in a Text

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