c/o Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"c/o" in British English

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c/o

uk   /ˌsiːˈəʊ/  us   /-ˈoʊ/
abbreviation forcare 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
(Definition of c/o from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"c/o" in American English

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abbreviation forcare of: You can write me c/o Roberta Moody, at 12 Townsend Place, Newark, New Jersey. Note: Used in written addresses.
(Definition of c/o from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"c/o" in Business English

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COMMUNICATIONS 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
ACCOUNTING abbreviation forcarried over: used to refer to an ​amount at the end of a ​page that is ​copied at the beginning of the next ​page
(Definition of c/o from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Spanish Dirigida á…
in Vietnamese nhờ chuyển hộ…
in Malaysian s/k…
in Thai ในอารักขาของ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 由…转交…
in Turkish ... eliyle, vasıtasıyla…
in Russian (такому-то) по адресу/через (такого-то)…
in Indonesian kepada…
in Chinese (Traditional) 由…轉交…
in Polish na adres…
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