act of God 不可抗力, 天灾, 亦作 force majeure.
例1. Private householders or businessmen insure against burglary, loss or damage by vandalism or "acts of God".
例2. The insurance policy does not cover acts of God.
例: These are the actuals for last year's turnover.
例：Actuaries spend their time working out whether or not an accident will happen and how much it will cost if it does.
例1：Adaptation may need to be made in branding, labeling, and packaging of the product.
例2：Potential risk refers to the level of adaptation required to enter foreign markets.
added value 增加值，增值
例：An important aspect of marketing goods like CD players and televisions is possible added value, such as free videos or CDs.
例：The KR 700 is the latest addition to our range of fax machines.
Additional Benefit Funding 附加福利基金(专款)
例：You will be able to use as much as you like of your Additional Benefit Funding to "buy" benefits.
advance 预付款, 垫款
例: I asked for an advance on my salary.
advanced orders 预订货量
例: The development of the game has taken two years but advanced orders are impressive.
例: Businesses established in foreign countries should contribute to the social advancement of those countries.
advance publicity 前期宣传
例: The product has sold well considering it was not given much advance publicity.
advance reservation clerk (酒店)客房预订接待员
例：These major sectors are telecomms, IT, agro-industry and what is termed "welfare".
air freight operator 空运公司
例：This air freight operator has no travel service.
例：I flew with my favourite airline as always.
airline business 航空业务
例：Cathay Pacific(国泰航空公司) is in the airline business.
OK，so much for today
advisory service 咨询服务
例：The bank provides a financial advisory service for all its clients.
例：We lowered the front end for more visibility, and softened the lines for a more aero look.
affiliation 1 联营公司
例: We have a number of affiliations throughout the country.
affiliation 2 附属机构
例: Please put your name, address and affiliation.