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Abbreviations - Business Abbreviations

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