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Abbreviations - Business Abbreviations

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