60+Commonly Used English Abbreviations You Should Know

Below is the list of commonly used English Abbreviations you should learn.

Abbreviations are short forms of lengthy expressions. Abbreviations are in use in almost every discipline and area of life.

“Internet & Email” Vocabulary | English Abbreviations

English Abbreviations

Common English Abbreviations

  • Memo – Memorandum
  • AM – Ante Meridian
  • PM – Post Meridian
  • AD – Anno Domini
  • BC – Before Christ
  • BCE – Before Common Era
  • Email – Electronic mail
  • Etc – Et cetera
  • Vet – Veterinarian
  • Though – Although
  • “cause / cos/ coz – Because
  • Cellphone – Cellular phone
  • Psycho – Psychopath
  • Math – Mathematics
  • PE – Physical Education
  • Cc – Carbon copy
  • Bcc – Blind carbon copy
  • Re: – Regarding
  • Till – until
  • No. – Number
  • E.g. – Exempli gratia (for example)
  • i.e. – id est (that is)
  • RSVP – Respondez S’il Vous Plait(please respond)
  • PTO – Please turn over
  • CV – Curriculum Vitae
  • P.S – “Post Script” (add extra information at the end of the letter)

English Abbreviations for Educational Degrees and Job Titles

  • BA – Bachelor of Arts
  • BS – Bachelor of Science
  • MA – Master of Arts
  • M.PHIL or MPHIL – Master of Philosophy
  • JD – Juris Doctor
  • DC – Doctor of Chiropractic
  • PA – Personal Assistant
  • MD – Managing Director
  • VP – Vice President
  • SVP – Senior Vice President
  • EVP – Executive Vice President
  • CMO – Chief Marketing Officer
  • CFO – Chief Financial Officer
  • CEO – Chief Executive Office

English Abbreviations

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English Abbreviations

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  1. Dimitar Gavrailov November 18, 2017

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