Business Abbreviations

Level:

Intermediate

Category:

Vocabulary Exercises

Group:

Business Language

Please select the correct phrase for the abbreviations below:

 
 

1 - pls

a - please reply
b - please
c - as soon as possible
d - paid
e - value added tax
 

2 - VAT

a - paid
b - please turn over
c - per week
d - value added tax
e - public relations
 

3 - qty

a - please reply
b - as soon as possible
c - please
d - quantity
e - paid
 

4 - Ltd.

a - gross national product
b - incorporated
c - limited company
d - gross domestic product
e - hire purchase
 

5 - thx

a - thanks
b - please reply
c - quantity
d - please
e - with reference to
 
 

6 - O.B.

a - account
b - at
c - annual general meeting
d - any other business
e - please confirm
 

7 - no.

a - thanks
b - number
c - with reference to
d - estimated time of arrival
e - for the attention of
 

8 - G.M.

a - account
b - at
c - annual general meeting
d - number
e - please confirm
 

9 - N/A

a - not applicable
b - I owe you
c - pound (weight)
d - month
e - junior
 

10 - attn

a - for the attention of
b - please
c - quantity
d - thanks
e - with reference to
 

11 - ASAP

a - as soon as possible
b - paid
c - per week
d - value added tax
e - please turn over
 

12 - S.V.P.

a - as soon as possible
b - per week
c - please reply
d - value added tax
e - paid
 

13 - lb

a - incorporated
b - public limited company
c - gross national product
d - pound (weight)
e - limited company
 

14 - pls cfm

a - number
b - for the attention of
c - estimated time of arrival
d - thanks
e - please confirm
 

15 - re

a - as soon as possible
b - please reply
c - please
d - with reference to
e - quantity
 

16 - G.M.

a - extraordinary general meeting
b - copies to
c - Chief Executive Officer
d - cash on delivery
e - initial purchase offer
 

17 - Jr.

a - limited company
b - pound (weight)
c - public limited company
d - junior
e - I owe you
 

18 - O.D.

a - Chief Executive Officer
b - copies to
c - initial purchase offer
d - cash on delivery
e - approximately
 

19 - cc

a - approximately
b - copies to
c - account
d - any other business
e - annual general meeting
 

20 - E.O.

a - approximately
b - Chief Executive Officer
c - annual general meeting
d - any other business
e - copies to
 

21 - Inc.

a - extraordinary general meeting
b - gross national product
c - gross domestic product
d - hire purchase
e - incorporated
 

22 - PA

a - month
b - pay attention to this
c - personal assistant
d - junior
e - not applicable
 

23 - a/c

a - at
b - please confirm
c - number
d - account
e - estimated time of arrival
 

24 - w.

a - public relations
b - please turn over
c - per week
d - paid
e - per annum
 

25 - mo.

a - public limited company
b - pound (weight)
c - month
d - I owe you
e - junior
 

26 - @

a - at
b - number
c - estimated time of arrival
d - for the attention of
e - please confirm
 

27 - O.U.

a - incorporated
b - I owe you
c - pound (weight)
d - public limited company
e - limited company
 

28 - mth

a - month
b - pound (weight)
c - public limited company
d - junior
e - I owe you
 

29 - N.P.

a - gross national product
b - extraordinary general meeting
c - gross domestic product
d - cash on delivery
e - initial purchase offer
 

30 - P.

a - hire purchase
b - gross national product
c - gross domestic product
d - cash on delivery
e - extraordinary general meeting
 

31 - D.P.

a - gross domestic product
b - cash on delivery
c - initial purchase offer
d - Chief Executive Officer
e - extraordinary general meeting
 

32 - Nb

a - month
b - not applicable
c - pound (weight)
d - pay attention to this
e - junior
 

33 - a.

a - not applicable
b - personal assistant
c - pay attention to this
d - per annum
e - month
 

34 - P.O.

a - any other business
b - initial public offer
c - approximately
d - copies to
e - Chief Executive Officer
 

35 - PR

a - personal assistant
b - pay attention to this
c - public relations
d - per annum
e - paid
 

36 - PTO

a - personal assistant
b - public relations
c - paid
d - per annum
e - please turn over
 

37 - pd.

a - pay attention to this
b - personal assistant
c - per annum
d - not applicable
e - paid
 

38 - T.A.

a - thanks
b - for the attention of
c - with reference to
d - quantity
e - estimated time of arrival
 

39 - plc

a - hire purchase
b - gross national product
c - limited company
d - public limited company
e - incorporated
 

40 - approx

a - any other business
b - account
c - at
d - approximately
e - annual general meeting