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bzw, abbreviation meaning "by ze way".
Originated from "by the way" (btw, b.t.w.), and the german pronounciation of the word "the", "ze". By using "ze" instead of "the" one letter less is used, thus enhancing efficiency. (As only germans can!)
Oh bzw,
beer consumption has increased by 20%.
by Blegh February 16, 2006
Common German abbreviation for bezeihungsweise, which means "respectively" in English
Next up against the wall were Jones and Smith (bzw. lawyer and banker).
by fredludd September 07, 2013