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

bitter

a type of dark brown beer with a bitter taste

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More