PTO

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Paid time off

An acronym that refers to vacation or sick time off from work; used in business and employment contexts.

Example

"I still have an extra week of PTO this year, but work's so busy I can't take time off right now."

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Last Updated: September 8, 2014

Meaning 2

Pass this on

An acronym that means "tell other people about this;" a more specific version of PIO.

Example

"PTO - The meeting tonight has been cancelled because of the weather."

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Last Updated: March 3, 2014

Meaning 3

Positive Talk Only

PTO is an acronym that means positive talk only, which is used to encourage people to think and talk positively instead of negatively. It may be used online, on social sites or chat rooms, or in person.

The acronym's purpose is to direct people toward speech that builds up or encourages people instead of tearing them down. It is often used in group settings where people may share vulnerable information, such as a class or therapy session.

It may also be used by people to help themselves think more positively. This tactic may be employed if they are trying to change their outlook on life to a more affirming, "can do" attitude.

Example

"Just a reminder, this room adheres to PTO, so think before you speak, please."
Nothing helps PTO like a good cup of coffee

Nothing helps PTO like a good cup of coffee

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Last Updated: November 29, 2017

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