Abbreviations and Acronyms for Business English


/ Meaning

@ at
a/c account
AGM annual general meeting
a.m. ante meridiem  (before  noon)
a/o account of  (on behalf of)
FYI for your information
ASAP as soon as possible
ATM automated teller machine (cash dispenser)
attn for the attention of
approx approximately
cc copy to (bcc:  blind copy to)
CEO chief executive officer
c/o care of  (on letters:  at the address of)
Co company
cm centimetre
COD cash on delivery
dept department
e.g. exempli gratia (for example)
ETA estimated time of arrival
etc et caetera  (and so on)
GDP gross domestic product
GNP gross national product
GMT Greenwich mean time  (time in London)
i.e. id est  (meaning : 'that is')
Inc incorporated
IOU I owe you
OT  Overtime
Jr junior
K thousand
lbs pounds (weight)
£ pound (money/currency)


Most Popular Text Terms

2moro – Tomorrow
2nite – Tonight
BRB – Be Right Back
BTW – By The Way
B4N – Bye For Now
BFF – Best Friends Forever
FWIW – For What It’s Worth
GR8 – Great
L8R – Later
LMAO – Laughing My Ass Off
LOL – Laughing Out Loud 
OMG – Oh My God
POV – Point Of View
THX  – Thanks
TLC – Tender Loving Care
TTYL – Talk To You Later
WTF – What The F***