Business Abbreviations

Level:

Intermediate

Category:

Vocabulary Exercises

Group:

Business Language

Please select the correct phrase for the abbreviations below:

 
 

1 - no.

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

2 - qty

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

3 - P.

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

4 - T.A.

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

5 - S.V.P.

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

6 - N/A

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

7 - Ltd.

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

8 - G.M.

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

9 - a.

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

10 - mth

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

11 - D.P.

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

12 - approx

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

13 - re

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

14 - PR

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

15 - ASAP

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

16 - Inc.

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

17 - O.D.

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

18 - N.P.

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

19 - VAT

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

20 - w.

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

21 - thx

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

22 - pls

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

23 - a/c

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

24 - PA

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

25 - attn

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

26 - PTO

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

27 - mo.

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

28 - O.B.

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

29 - G.M.

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

30 - lb

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

31 - pls cfm

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

32 - pd.

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

33 - plc

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

34 - E.O.

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

35 - Jr.

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

36 - @

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

37 - Nb

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

38 - P.O.

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

39 - cc

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

40 - O.U.

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