The following abbreviations often occur in English texts:

e.g. exempli gratia (for example)

i.e. id est (that is)

etc. et cetera (and other things)

a.m. ante meridiem (before noon)

p.m. post meridiem (after noon)

BC Before Christ

AD Anno Domini – the year of our Lord (after Christ)

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