Business Abbreviations

Level:

Intermediate

Category:

Vocabulary Exercises

Group:

Business Language

Please select the correct phrase for the abbreviations below:

 
 

1 - O.D.

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

2 - G.M.

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

3 - qty

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

4 - O.U.

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

5 - Jr.

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

6 - ASAP

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

7 - PA

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

8 - N/A

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

9 - O.B.

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

10 - P.

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

11 - N.P.

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

12 - S.V.P.

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

13 - no.

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

14 - @

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

15 - PR

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

16 - G.M.

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

17 - PTO

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

18 - pls cfm

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

19 - T.A.

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

20 - pd.

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

21 - re

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

22 - E.O.

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

23 - P.O.

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

24 - Nb

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

25 - mo.

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

26 - Inc.

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

27 - a.

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

28 - mth

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

29 - D.P.

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

30 - thx

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

31 - w.

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

32 - Ltd.

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

33 - plc

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

34 - VAT

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

35 - pls

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

36 - a/c

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

37 - attn

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

38 - lb

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

39 - cc

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

40 - approx

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