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Abbreviations - Business Abbreviations

a.m. (ante meridiem)
vorm. (vormittags)
Used with 12 hour clock after 00:00, but before 12:00
approx. (approximately)
ugf. (ungefähr)
Used with estimates
attn. (to the attention of)
z.Hd. (zu Händen von)
Used when in correspondence with specific person
B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)
B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)
University title
CET (Central European Time)
MEZ (mitteleuropäische Zeit)
Used in correspondence with businesses in other time zones
H.R.H. (His/Her Royal Highness)
Seine/Ihre Königliche Hoheit
Title for honourary people
i.e. (id est)
d.h. (das heißt)
Used when clarifying something
inc. (incorporated)
Kap.-Ges. (Kapitalgesellschaft)
Comes after certain business names
Ltd. (limited)
GmbH (Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung)
Comes after certain business names
n/a (not applicable)
n.z. (nicht zutreffend)
Used when something does not need to be applied
no. (number)
Nr. (Nummer)
Used for orders
p.a. (per annum)
pro Jahr
Used when describing an annual occurrence or business practice
p.m. (post meridiem)
nachm. (nachmittags)
Used with 12 hour clock after 12:00, but before 00:00
PTO (please turn over)
b.w. (bitte wenden)
Indicates that there is correspondence on both sides of a page
VP (vice president)
VPräs. (Vizepräsident)
The second in command after the President