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    Please, need as soon as possible!! What does abbr. K means?

    Hello,

    I am translating a letter and need to do so as soon as possible. I'm done but stuck on 100K abbreviation. It's something about money matters.
    Need your help please!!!
    What does K after numbers mean?

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    K = thousand. It is often used in things like job adverts, and in the business world.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    K = thousand. It is often used in things like job adverts, and in the business world.
    tdol's right. The symbol K is short for kilo-, meaning one thousand (i.e. 1K = 1 thousand, 10K = 10,000, 100K = 100 thousand), e.g. kilowatt, kilogram, kilobyte, kilovolt, kilometre, etc.

    What about kilopost?

    :D

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    1/1000th of a Megapost.

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