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Abbreviations - Business Abbreviations

v.m. (voor de middag)
a.m. (ante meridiem) : avant midi
Used with 12 hour clock after 00:00, but before 12:00
ong. (ongeveer)
approx. (approximativement)
Used with estimates
t.a.v. (ter attentie van)
attn. (à l'attention de)
Used when in correspondence with specific person
B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)
University title
MET (Middel-Europese Tijd)
HEC (heure d'Europe centrale)
Used in correspondence with businesses in other time zones
ZKH (Zijne Koninklijke Hoogheid) / HKH (Hare Koninklijke Hoogheid)
S.A.R. (Son Altesse Royale)
Title for honourary people
d.w.z. (dat wil zeggen)
c.à.d (c'est-à-dire)
Used when clarifying something
nv (naamloze vennootschap)
S.A. (Société Anonyme)
Comes after certain business names
nv (naamloze vennootschap)
S.A.R.L. (Société À Responsabilité Limitée)
Comes after certain business names
n.v.t. (niet van toepassing)
n/a (non applicable)
Used when something does not need to be applied
nr. (nummer)
n° (numéro)
Used for orders
p.j. (per jaar)
p. a. (par an)
Used when describing an annual occurrence or business practice
n.m. (na de middag)
p.m. (post meridiem) : après-midi
Used with 12 hour clock after 12:00, but before 00:00
z.o.z. (zie ommezijde)
R.S.V.P. (retournez, s'il vous plaît)
Indicates that there is correspondence on both sides of a page
VP (vice-president)
V.P. (vice-président)
The second in command after the President