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Abbreviations - Business Abbreviations

a.m. (ante meridiem) : avant midi
De meia-noite ao meio-dia, ou seja, de 00:00h à 12:00h.
Used with 12 hour clock after 00:00, but before 12:00
approx. (approximativement)
aprox. (aproximadamente)
Used with estimates
attn. (à l'attention de)
A/C (aos cuidados de)
Used when in correspondence with specific person
Bel. (bacharel)
Bela. (bacharela)
University title
HEC (heure d'Europe centrale)
No Brasil se diz Horário de Brasília (GMT-3:00).
Used in correspondence with businesses in other time zones
S.A.R. (Son Altesse Royale)
V.A. (Vossa Alteza)
Title for honourary people
c.à.d (c'est-à-dire)
p.ex. (por exemplo)
Used when clarifying something
S.A. (Société Anonyme)
S/A (sociedade anônima)
Comes after certain business names
S.A.R.L. (Société À Responsabilité Limitée)
Ltda. (limitada)
Comes after certain business names
n/a (non applicable)
n/a (não aplicável)
Used when something does not need to be applied
n° (numéro)
nº. (número)
Used for orders
p. a. (par an)
por ano
Used when describing an annual occurrence or business practice
p.m. (post meridiem) : après-midi
De meio-dia à meia-noite, ou seja, de 12:00h à 24:00h.
Used with 12 hour clock after 12:00, but before 00:00
R.S.V.P. (retournez, s'il vous plaît)
Vide verso
Indicates that there is correspondence on both sides of a page
V.P. (vice-président)
Vice Presidente
The second in command after the President