Business Abbreviations

Level:

Intermediate

Category:

Vocabulary Exercises

Group:

Business Language

Please select the correct phrase for the abbreviations below:

 
 

1 - G.M.

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

2 - w.

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

3 - P.O.

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

4 - qty

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

5 - pls cfm

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

6 - mth

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

7 - re

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

8 - thx

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

9 - T.A.

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

10 - plc

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

11 - PR

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

12 - approx

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

13 - Nb

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

14 - O.D.

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

15 - @

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

16 - PTO

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

17 - P.

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

18 - pls

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

19 - ASAP

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

20 - E.O.

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

21 - attn

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

22 - mo.

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

23 - cc

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

24 - Jr.

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

25 - pd.

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

26 - G.M.

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

27 - Inc.

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

28 - no.

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

29 - lb

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

30 - N/A

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

31 - N.P.

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

32 - a.

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

33 - S.V.P.

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

34 - PA

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

35 - O.U.

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

36 - Ltd.

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

37 - D.P.

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

38 - VAT

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

39 - a/c

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

40 - O.B.

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