agent 1 代理商，代理人
例：He is an authorized agent for a large insurance company.
agent 2 作用力
例：We believe that business can be a powerful agent for social change.
aggressive police-style interview technique 咄咄逼人的警察审犯人式的面谈方式
例：He does not suggest an aggressive police-style interview technique, but insists that close inspection of a curriculum vitae is absolutely essential.
aggressive reporting 乐观高估的财务报告
例: Some financial statements tend to increase income(aggressive reporting), others decrease income( conservative reporting).
例：He works for an agribusiness company.
例：Recruitment in the UK is divided into agency recruitment, advertising or executive search.
amenity 1 (常作amenities)便利设施; 生活福利设施
例: The large 17th century house has been tastefully renovated and refurbished to provide all the amenities of a modern conference center.
amenity 2 设施齐全的现代化福利生活区
例: This area has been developed into an amenity.
American Express 美国运通信用卡
例: Departure-tax stamps can be bought at airports and post offices with Australian currency or by American Express, Visa or MasterCard.
American plan 美式酒店服务(提供住宿、一日三餐及一应服务)，美式收费制（包括缮宿及一应服务费在内的旅馆收费制）
例： American plan includes bed, breakfast, lunch and dinner.
例： Amortization is the depreciation of intangible assets such as Patents and Goodwill.
angle 投资天使，对个人投资者（private investors）的别称，也叫 angel invester
例1：It's important to start networking to find an angel long before you actually need the capital.
例2：Angel investor: An individual investor who has made one or more equity investments in emerging growth technology firms.
annual return 年度报表
例: We are in the middle of making our annual return.
answering machine 录音电话,等于(英)answerphone
例1:There were three messages on the answering machine.
例2:The answerphone has fourteen minutes' recording time, which is a bonus for any business.
anti-fraud technique 防伪技术
例: Antitrust laws are a set of laws in the USA that aim to prevent large companies from controling all of the market for their products.
any other business 任何其他议题(通常在会议议程末),简称AOB
例1:Is there any other business?
例2:You may bring the item up under any other business.
例3:As staff holiday arrangement is a bit complicated this time, I don't think we should include it under any other business.
例:Department stores appeal to people of all age groups, but particularly the 30-50 age category.
apple polishing 逢迎,拍马屁
例:Other employee didn't like him and believed that his recent promotion was more the result of his apple polishing than his actual achivevements.
application money 认购新股款项
例:Application money must be returned with the appplication form.
例1: This office is well appointed with all the lastest devices.
例2: This is a superbly/modestly appointed restaurant.