Business Abbreviations

Level:

Intermediate

Category:

Vocabulary Exercises

Group:

Business Language

Please select the correct phrase for the abbreviations below:

 
 

1 - qty

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

2 - G.M.

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

3 - plc

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

4 - T.A.

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

5 - cc

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

6 - E.O.

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

7 - a/c

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

8 - pls cfm

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

9 - thx

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

10 - attn

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

11 - P.O.

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

12 - ASAP

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

13 - w.

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

14 - O.D.

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

15 - PA

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

16 - D.P.

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

17 - Inc.

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

18 - N.P.

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

19 - O.U.

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

20 - VAT

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

21 - mth

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

22 - Ltd.

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

23 - mo.

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

24 - Jr.

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

25 - S.V.P.

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

26 - O.B.

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

27 - @

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

28 - approx

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

29 - re

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

30 - N/A

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

31 - a.

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

32 - P.

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

33 - lb

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

34 - pls

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

35 - PTO

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

36 - Nb

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

37 - pd.

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

38 - PR

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

39 - G.M.

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

40 - no.

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