Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “CIPS”

CIPS

noun
 
 
/sɪps/ COMMERCE
abbreviation for Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply: a professional organization in the UK for people who manage the activities of buying and selling goods and services: CIPS said the growth rate for services has accelerated for the fourth successive month.
(Definition of CIPS from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of CIPS?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “CIPS”

Word of the Day

yo

used as an informal greeting between people who know each other or as an expression of approval

Word of the Day

Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.

by Liz Walter​,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.

Read More 

silver splicer noun

November 17, 2014
informal a person who marries in later life Newly retired and now newlywed – rise of the ‘silver splicers’ Reaching pension age becomes a trigger to tie the knot as baby-boomers begin to redefine retirement

Read More