Common abbreviations in Business English - Robert Dennis - Business
Common abbreviations in Business English: e.g., i.e., fyi, CIO, KM... OK?
There are thousands of abbreviations in common use, and with the increased use of computer technology, social media (such as chatting) and the proliferation of organisations, legislation and professional jargon, the number of acronyms and shortened forms of words and expressions that you need to know can seem mind-boggling (totally confusing).
Here’s a selection of some of the more useful ones, which I have organised according to topic. Hope you find them useful.
I hope you find these abbreviations useful. If anyone would like to know the meaning of other common business acronyms – or if you have found an acronym that you want to share with other people, visit my Profile page on WizIQ or www.englishMI.com.
This article originally appeared on http://www.networkmilan.com – the online news magazine of the Milan Business English Network.
Robert DennisExperienced Business English teacher (Oxford University graduate)
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