mo Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “mo” in the English Dictionary

"mo" in British English

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monoun [S]

uk   /məʊ/  us   /moʊ/ UK informal
a ​shortperiod of ​time; a ​moment: "Come on! We're going to be late." "Hang on a mo! I'll just get my ​wallet." I'll be with you in a mo (= very ​soon).

MOnoun [C]

uk   /ˌemˈəʊ/  us   /-ˈoʊ/ (plural MOs)

mo noun [C] (MONEY)

mainly US abbreviation for money order

mo noun [C] (OFFICER)

abbreviation formedicalofficer

mo noun [C] (ADDRESS)

written abbreviation for the US ​state of Missouri: used in ​addresses
(Definition of mo from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"MO" in Business English

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MOnoun [C]

uk   us  
COMMERCE written abbreviation for mail order : MO ​business is ​dropping, while Internet-only ​purchases are up.
BANKING, MONEY written abbreviation for money order : Include ​personalcheck or MO for $15 with your ​request.
(Definition of MO from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mo”
in Chinese (Simplified) 片刻,瞬间,一会儿…
in Chinese (Traditional) 片刻,瞬間,一會兒…
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