Business Abbreviations

Level:

Intermediate

Category:

Vocabulary Exercises

Group:

Business Language

Please select the correct phrase for the abbreviations below:

 
 

1 - P.

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

2 - PA

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

3 - thx

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

4 - mo.

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

5 - pd.

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

6 - G.M.

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

7 - VAT

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

8 - G.M.

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

9 - mth

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

10 - N.P.

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

11 - re

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

12 - qty

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

13 - a/c

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

14 - O.D.

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

15 - PR

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

16 - pls cfm

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

17 - Ltd.

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

18 - plc

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

19 - T.A.

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

20 - S.V.P.

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

21 - lb

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

22 - O.B.

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

23 - pls

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

24 - Jr.

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

25 - cc

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

26 - no.

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

27 - attn

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

28 - Nb

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

29 - P.O.

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

30 - N/A

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

31 - w.

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

32 - ASAP

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

33 - a.

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

34 - PTO

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

35 - E.O.

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

36 - D.P.

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

37 - approx

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

38 - @

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

39 - O.U.

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

40 - Inc.

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