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English term or phrase:A.M P.M
English translation:Ante Meridiem / Post Meridiem
Entered by: Monica Colangelo
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20:26 Dec 4, 2001
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English term or phrase: A.M P.M
We use these things in the time like 12:00AM or 12:PM. i want ask you wat is the meaning of these things i mean it is a short form but i dont know abbrebiation could you please tell me abbrebiation of "A.M" and "P.M"

Yaser Hayat
Ante Meridiem / Post Meridiem
which mean: before noon and after noon
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Monica Colangelo
Local time: 08:05
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5 +20Ante Meridiem / Post Meridiem
Monica Colangelo



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Ante Meridiem / Post Meridiem

which mean: before noon and after noon

Monica Colangelo
Local time: 08:05
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Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kemal Mustajbegovic
2 mins
  -> Tks

agree  Ulrike Lieder
4 mins
  -> Tks, Ulrike

agree  athena22
21 mins
  -> Tks, Athena

agree  Fuad Yahya: Take a look at the following page: http://science.msfc.nasa.gov/ssl/pad/solar/suntime/talk1.htm
31 mins
  -> Tks, Fuad

agree  Patricia Myers
54 mins
  -> Tks, Patricia

agree  Anila Mayhew
1 hr
  -> Tks, Anila

agree  Milana_R
1 hr
  -> Tks, Milana

agree  Fernando Muela
2 hrs
  -> Gracias, Fernando

agree  Agnes Mika: It's OK.
2 hrs
  -> Thanks, Bonci

agree  Alex Lane
2 hrs
  -> Thanks, Alex

agree  amarilis
2 hrs
  -> Tks, Amarilis

agree  Nikki Graham: but with small letters: a.m. p.m.
3 hrs
  -> Tks, Nikki

agree  Irina Glozman
3 hrs
  -> Tks, Irina

agree  TBQGS
4 hrs
  -> Tks, NME

agree  Atacama
7 hrs
  -> Gracias, Atacama

agree  Roberto Cavalcanti
10 hrs
  -> Tks, Rob

agree  Liv Bliss: Normally lowercase letters in the UK; uppercase letters in the US, I believe, Nikki. At least, my US spell checker is always having to remind me to uppercase them.
16 hrs
  -> Tks, Liv

agree  Floriana: but note "12 a.m./p.m." is wrong. Use "12 noon/12 midnight"!
17 hrs
  -> Tks, Floriana

agree  Nenija Hasanic
2 days 19 hrs
  -> Tks, Nenija

agree  AhmedAMS: but noon and midnight are more correct.
6 days
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