“Abbreviations” Printable Worksheets
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Abbreviations are a faster and shortened way to write out long words. Abbreviations are commonly used in writing informal information or e-mails, but abbreviations are also used when addressing letters, making notes, or other forms of writing. Though it is not as common to see abbreviations in formal essays, they do sometimes appear. A list of common abbreviations are shared below.
A.A. – Automobile Association
A.S.A.P. – As soon as possible
C/O – Care of
Dept. – Department
H.R.H. – His (Her) Royal Highness
J.P. – Justice of the Peace
Ltd. – Limited
M.D. – Managing Director
MD – Medical Doctor
M.P. – Member of Parliament
N/A – Not applicable, not available
N.S.P.C.C. – National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
O.H.M.S. – On Her Majesty’s Service
R.N. – Royal Navy
R.S.P.C.A – Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
U.N. – United Nations
Tel. – Telephone
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