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PTO

Meaning 1 Paid time off
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An acronym that refers to vacation or sick time off from work; used in business and employment contexts.

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"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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Updated September 8, 2014
Meaning 2 Pass this on
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An acronym that means "tell other people about this;" a more specific version of PIO.

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"PTO - The meeting tonight has been cancelled because of the weather."
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Updated March 3, 2014
Meaning 3 Positive Talk Only
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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."
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