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Abbreviations - Business Abbreviations

a.m. (ante meridiem) : avant midi
vorm. (vormittags)
Used with 12 hour clock after 00:00, but before 12:00
approx. (approximativement)
ugf. (ungefähr)
Used with estimates
attn. (à l'attention de)
z.Hd. (zu Händen von)
Used when in correspondence with specific person
B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)
University title
HEC (heure d'Europe centrale)
MEZ (mitteleuropäische Zeit)
Used in correspondence with businesses in other time zones
S.A.R. (Son Altesse Royale)
Seine/Ihre Königliche Hoheit
Title for honourary people
c.à.d (c'est-à-dire)
d.h. (das heißt)
Used when clarifying something
S.A. (Société Anonyme)
Kap.-Ges. (Kapitalgesellschaft)
Comes after certain business names
S.A.R.L. (Société À Responsabilité Limitée)
GmbH (Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung)
Comes after certain business names
n/a (non applicable)
n.z. (nicht zutreffend)
Used when something does not need to be applied
n° (numéro)
Nr. (Nummer)
Used for orders
p. a. (par an)
pro Jahr
Used when describing an annual occurrence or business practice
p.m. (post meridiem) : après-midi
nachm. (nachmittags)
Used with 12 hour clock after 12:00, but before 00:00
R.S.V.P. (retournez, s'il vous plaît)
b.w. (bitte wenden)
Indicates that there is correspondence on both sides of a page
V.P. (vice-président)
VPräs. (Vizepräsident)
The second in command after the President