Business Abbreviations

Level:

Intermediate

Category:

Vocabulary Exercises

Group:

Business Language

Please select the correct phrase for the abbreviations below:

 
 

1 - @

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

2 - O.D.

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

3 - thx

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

4 - cc

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

5 - no.

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

6 - VAT

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

7 - G.M.

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

8 - a/c

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

9 - P.

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

10 - Ltd.

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

11 - w.

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

12 - G.M.

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

13 - PR

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

14 - pls

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

15 - mth

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

16 - Inc.

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

17 - E.O.

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

18 - re

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

19 - attn

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

20 - pls cfm

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

21 - P.O.

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

22 - S.V.P.

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

23 - O.U.

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

24 - Jr.

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

25 - plc

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

26 - lb

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

27 - O.B.

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

28 - ASAP

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

29 - PTO

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

30 - N/A

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

31 - qty

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

32 - approx

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

33 - T.A.

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

34 - PA

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

35 - pd.

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

36 - Nb

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

37 - a.

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

38 - N.P.

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

39 - mo.

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

40 - D.P.

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