addendum (n.) an extra section that is attached to ,or follows , a letter , report,ect 附录，附件
[例] write an addendum to a report
address (v.) 1.deal with 处理
[例] address public concerns
2.give speech to 演说
[例] address audience on a business project
adjourn (v) to stop (a court case, a meeting , etc.)for a time before beginning again 延期，休会
[例] The board meeting has been adjourned to an uncertain date.
adjust (v) to settle an insurance claim 理算保险索赔
[例] After the car accident, he made an insurance claim that will be adjusted soon.
administration (n.) organization and control of a company经营、管理
[例] The administration power of a company also shows the internal control of the company.
admin (n.) abbreviation for administration 经营、管理
administer (v.) organize, control: 管理
adopt (v.) choose, decide on采用
[例] We adopted a new strategy.
advance (n.) money paid before it is due, or for work only partially completed 预付款
[例] Yesterday I received an advance on my monthly wage.
(v) 1. to increase 提高
[例] On bull market , shares are advancing rapidly.
2.to pay something before it is due 预付
[例] The publishing house advanced me on royalties.
advance bill (n.) a bill of exchange that has been written before the goods have been sent off 预付(开)票据
[例] Dear customer, we will send you the advance bill for that batch by air express mail today.
adverse balance (n.) an amount of debt shown on an account赤字
[例] With the rapid growth of our turnover, our adverse balance will be eliminated very soon.
advertise (v.) announce something is for sale做广告
[例] The soap is advertised on TV for its special flavor.
ad (n, inf) short for advertisement
ad valorem (adj.) of tax that is calculated as a percentage of the value of the goods从价征税
[例] VAT is a kind of valorem tax.
advertisement (n.) notice/announcement that something is for sale广告
[例] If you want your house sold, you should have put your advertisement in a more popular newspaper.
advertiser (n.) person/company which advertises广告商
[例] Advertisers use various ways and media to promote their products.
advertising (n.) the business of designing ads广告业
[例] She’s in advertising.
advice (n.) recommendation (s) about what you should do建议、通知(书)
[例] His advice was to close the factory.
[同义词] counsel, recommendation, opinion
advice note (n.) a note to the receiver of goods from the sender that gives details of the quantity and description of goods and when and how they will be transported 通知单
[例] Before you deliver the goods, please fax us an advice note for our confirmation.
advise (v.) recommend what should be done建议、通知
[同义词] counsel, recommend, suggest
after-sales service (n.) service offered by a supplier to a customer to maintain or repair the product supplied售后服务
[例] Nowadays many enterprises began to compete in the field of after-sales service.
affiliate (n.)a person or an organization that is attached to a larger organization 成员，联号
[例] That company is an affiliate of a prestigious holding group.
(v.) to attach ( a person or an organization) to a larger organization 附属于
[例] The business is affiliated to TCL Group.
afmd (abbr.) aforementioned 上述的
[例] You can refer to afmd post address for the dispatch.
aftermarket (n.) a situation where a newly issued security is traded before its real price has been established in the stock market. 二级市场
[例] Buy shares on a healthy aftermarket.
after sight (adv) written on a bill of exchange to show that the bill should be paid within a specified time after the payer is presented within it见票后付款
[例] The bill should be paid at 60 days after sight.
against all risks (adv.) (of a marine insurance policy) providing insurance for all types of loss or damage全保险.
[例] We insuranced the cargo against all risks.
agenda (n.) order of topics to be discussed at a meeting会议议程
[例] The first topic on the agenda is salaries.
agent (n.) person who represents a company代理(商)
[例] Our company’s agent in Middle East has developed a widespread and mature business there.
[同义词] representative, deputy
agiotage (n.) the business of buying and then later selling foreign currencies 套汇
[例] That guy makes a big fortune by agiotage.
airline (n.) a business providing a system of scheduled air transport航空公司
[例] United Airlines
air time (n.) time given to advertise on TV or radio电视(收音)广告节目时间
[例] The air time of this new product will be prolonged for 10 seconds.
allocate (v.) give money or other resources in certain proportions分配
[例] In the budget we allocated most of the money to marketing.
[同义词] assign, designate, allot