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Abbreviations - Business Abbreviations

v.m. (voor de middag)
a.m. (ante meridiem)
Used with 12 hour clock after 00:00, but before 12:00
ong. (ongeveer)
approx. (approximately)
Used with estimates
t.a.v. (ter attentie van)
attn. (to the attention of)
Used when in correspondence with specific person
B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)
B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)
University title
MET (Middel-Europese Tijd)
CET (Central European Time)
Used in correspondence with businesses in other time zones
ZKH (Zijne Koninklijke Hoogheid) / HKH (Hare Koninklijke Hoogheid)
H.R.H. (His/Her Royal Highness)
Title for honourary people
d.w.z. (dat wil zeggen)
i.e. (id est)
Used when clarifying something
nv (naamloze vennootschap)
inc. (incorporated)
Comes after certain business names
nv (naamloze vennootschap)
Ltd. (limited)
Comes after certain business names
n.v.t. (niet van toepassing)
n/a (not applicable)
Used when something does not need to be applied
nr. (nummer)
no. (number)
Used for orders
p.j. (per jaar)
p.a. (per annum)
Used when describing an annual occurrence or business practice
n.m. (na de middag)
p.m. (post meridiem)
Used with 12 hour clock after 12:00, but before 00:00
z.o.z. (zie ommezijde)
PTO (please turn over)
Indicates that there is correspondence on both sides of a page
VP (vice-president)
VP (vice president)
The second in command after the President