How to Speak ‘Government-ese’ – Jargon, Acronyms and Abbreviations (Oh My!)

Many business fields are filled with industry-speak, acronyms and abbreviations, and the federal government is no exception. You don’t have to master them all, but if you want to move forward in this field you’ll need to know some of the most frequently used acronyms and abbreviations that matter to contracting professionals.

The SBA’s Office of Small Business Utilization (OSBU) offers a glossary of the more common terms. At Sell2Gov we have developed a list of over 100 commonly-used federal contracting acronyms. Contact us at and we’d be happy to send you a free copy.

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