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derived from Latin Many abbreviations used in the English language were derived from Latin words. They are used so frequently that we often forget that the letters actually represent Latin words. Draw a line from the abbreviation to the definition.

Latin

post meridiem circa exempli gratia et cetera id est et alii anno domini ante meridiem Medicinae Doctor numero Philosophiae Doctor versus pro tempore postscriptum ibidem ad libitum

vide

Abbreviation

P.M. c. e.g. etc. i.e. et al. A.D. A.M. M.D. no. Ph.D. vs. pro tem. P.S. ibid ad lib.

v.

Definition

before the middle of the day number, by number against Doctor of Philosophy around, about and the others that is to say in the year of the Lord compare after the middle of the day and the rest for the sake of example to improvise see in the same place for the time being Doctor of Medicine that is afterthought

confer videlicet

cf. viz.

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English Abbreviations

derived from Latin Many abbreviations used in the English language were derived from Latin words. They are used so frequently that we often forget that the letters actually represent Latin words. Draw a line from the abbreviation to the definition.

Latin

post meridiem circa exempli gratia et cetera id est et alii anno domini ante meridiem Medicinae Doctor numero Philosophiae Doctor versus pro tempore postscriptum ibidem ad libitum

vide

Abbreviation

P.M. c. e.g. etc. i.e. et al. A.D. A.M. M.D. no. Ph.D. vs. pro tem. P.S. ibid ad lib.

v.

Definition

after the middle of the day around, about for the sake of example and the rest that is and the others in the year of the Lord before the middle of the day Doctor of Medicine number, by number Doctor of Phiosophy against for the time being afterthought in the same place improvise see compare that is to say, namely

confer videlicet

cf viz.

Copyright ©2003 T. Smith Publishing. www.tlsbooks.com All rights reserved.

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