Business Abbreviations

Level:

Intermediate

Category:

Vocabulary Exercises

Group:

Business Language

Please select the correct phrase for the abbreviations below:

 
 

1 - P.

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

2 - VAT

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

3 - thx

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

4 - T.A.

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

5 - no.

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

6 - O.B.

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

7 - qty

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

8 - mo.

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

9 - N.P.

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

10 - attn

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

11 - O.U.

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

12 - plc

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

13 - N/A

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

14 - re

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

15 - approx

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

16 - Ltd.

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

17 - S.V.P.

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

18 - pd.

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

19 - @

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

20 - P.O.

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

21 - Inc.

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

22 - pls

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

23 - Nb

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

24 - O.D.

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

25 - a.

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

26 - Jr.

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

27 - a/c

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

28 - w.

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

29 - pls cfm

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

30 - PA

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

31 - lb

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

32 - G.M.

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

33 - D.P.

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

34 - cc

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

35 - ASAP

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

36 - G.M.

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

37 - mth

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

38 - PR

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

39 - PTO

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

40 - E.O.

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