ABBREVIATIONS WITH MEANING – 60 words for powerful vocab

An abbreviation is a shortened form of a word or phrase, a short version by any method. Abbreviation is usually used to save time and space. Sometimes we see a list of abbreviations in the beginning of the book. abbreviations may consist of a group of letters, or words or phrase ; for example, the word abbreviation can itself be represented by the abbreviation abbr.

Sometimes they represent words in another language (for example, e.g., or i.e. ). Lets begin with today’s blog ABBREVIATIONS WITH MEANING

  1. Abbr.  – abbreviated, abbreviation
  2. Advt. –  advertisement
  3. AM  – ante meridiem ( before midday )
  4. B.A.  – Bachelor  of  Arts
  5. B.B.C. – British Broadcasting Corporation
  6. B.Sc.  – Bachelor of science
  7. Co.    – company
  8. c/o.   – care of
  9. deg.   – Degree (s)
  10. D.Litt.  – Doctor of Literature, Doctor of Letters ( Humanities )

ABBREVIATIONS WITH MEANING

  1. DO      – ditto ( the same as aforesaid)
  2. D. Phil.  – Doctor of Philosophy
  3. Est.    – established
  4. etc.   – et cetera ( and other things, and so on )
  5. ex.  –  example
  6. ft.     – foot, feet, fort
  7. gaz.   – gazette ( a journal or newspaper )
  8. Hon.  – Honourable
  9. H.Q.  – headquarter
  10. i.e.     – id est ( that is, in other words )
  • Junc.   – Junction
  • Kg.     – Kilogram
  • Km.    – Kilometre, kilometer
  • Kw.     – Kilowatt
  • Lat.    – Latin
  • lat.     – Latitude
  • Lt.      – Lieutenant
  • Ltd.    – Limited
  • MBBS – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery or Medicinae Baccalaureus Baccalaureus Chirurgiae (in Latin).
  • M.D.   – Medicinae Doctor, Doctor of Medicine or Managing Director

ABBREVIATIONS MEANING

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  • Messrs.   – Messieurs (Fr.) Sirs, used as plural of Mr.
  • misc.  – miscellaneous
  • m.p.h.   – miles per hour
  • Mr.     – Master, Mister
  • Mrs.   – Mistress
  • No.,no.    – numero, in number
  • Nos. nos.  – numbers (pl)
  • obj.    – object, objective
  • off.    –  Official
  • OK     – Orl Korrect, All correct
  • OP      – out of print ( no longer being published )
  • Oz.      – ounce (s) ( unit of mass )
  • Ph. D.   – Doctor of Philosophy
  • P.M.      – post meridiem ( after midday )
  • recd.     – received
  • recpt.    – receipt
  • rtd, retd.    – retired, returned
  • R.S.V.P.  – repondez s’il vous plait (Fr), reply if you please, please respond ( yes, I am attending the event ; No, I can’t )
  • Sec.  ,Secy.  –  Secretary

ABBREVIATIONS MEANING

  • sec.        – second
  • sing.    –   Singular
  • tech.    –  technical, technology
  • T.O. –   turn over
  • Vs.     –    versus , against
  • viz.     –    videlicet or videre licet, namely, which is
  • V.P.    –   Vice President
  • w.e.f.   –   with effect from
  • Xt.    –  Christ
  • yr.    –  year
  • Zn.   –   Zinc

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