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Abbreviations - Business Abbreviations

a.m. (ante meridiem)
a.m. (ante meridiem) : avant midi
Used with 12 hour clock after 00:00, but before 12:00
approx. (approximately)
approx. (approximativement)
Used with estimates
attn. (to the attention of)
attn. (à l'attention de)
Used when in correspondence with specific person
B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)
University title
CET (Central European Time)
HEC (heure d'Europe centrale)
Used in correspondence with businesses in other time zones
H.R.H. (His/Her Royal Highness)
S.A.R. (Son Altesse Royale)
Title for honourary people
i.e. (id est)
c.à.d (c'est-à-dire)
Used when clarifying something
inc. (incorporated)
S.A. (Société Anonyme)
Comes after certain business names
Ltd. (limited)
S.A.R.L. (Société À Responsabilité Limitée)
Comes after certain business names
n/a (not applicable)
n/a (non applicable)
Used when something does not need to be applied
no. (number)
n° (numéro)
Used for orders
p.a. (per annum)
p. a. (par an)
Used when describing an annual occurrence or business practice
p.m. (post meridiem)
p.m. (post meridiem) : après-midi
Used with 12 hour clock after 12:00, but before 00:00
PTO (please turn over)
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