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c/o

uk   /ˌsiːˈəʊ/ us    /-ˈoʊ/
abbreviation for care of: used in addresses when the person you are writing to is staying at someone else's home: Sylvia Mendez, c/o Ann Smith, 12 Glastonbury Lane, Bickerton
Translations of “c/o”
in Spanish Dirigida á…
in Chinese (Traditional) 由…轉交…
in Russian (такому-то) по адресу/через (такого-то)…
in Turkish ... eliyle, vasıtasıyla…
in Chinese (Simplified) 由…转交…
in Polish na adres…
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