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C/O

1.
cash order.
2.
certificate of origin.

C/o

1.
care of.
2.
Bookkeeping. carried over.

c/o

1.
care of.
2.
Bookkeeping. carried over.
3.
cash order.
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  • Would you be kind enough to return the book to me C/O this Institute when you are finished with it?

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  • Since it all goes well write me C/O of Bulter address and I will be sure to get them.

British Dictionary definitions for C/O

c/o

abbreviation
1.
care of
2.
(accounting) carried over
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Word Origin and History for C/O

c/o

addressing abbreviation for care of; "common" by 1889.

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Related Abbreviations for C/O

c/o

1.
care of
2.
carry over
3.
complains of

C/O

1.
cash order
2.
certificate of origin
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