Business Abbreviations

Level:

Intermediate

Category:

Vocabulary Exercises

Group:

Business Language

Please select the correct phrase for the abbreviations below:

 
 

1 - P.O.

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

2 - E.O.

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

3 - Ltd.

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

4 - PTO

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

5 - no.

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

6 - T.A.

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

7 - ASAP

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

8 - pd.

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

9 - a/c

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

10 - G.M.

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

11 - N.P.

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

12 - thx

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

13 - PA

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

14 - attn

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

15 - O.D.

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

16 - Jr.

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

17 - PR

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

18 - O.B.

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

19 - pls

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

20 - re

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

21 - mo.

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

22 - O.U.

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

23 - Nb

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

24 - approx

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

25 - @

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

26 - G.M.

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

27 - S.V.P.

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

28 - Inc.

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

29 - plc

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

30 - N/A

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

31 - w.

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

32 - cc

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

33 - mth

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

34 - qty

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

35 - P.

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

36 - pls cfm

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

37 - D.P.

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

38 - a.

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

39 - lb

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

40 - VAT

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