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What does pm and am stand for according to the time?

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September 14, 2011 1:07AM

am is the abbreviation of Ante Meridiem, it comes from latin and means 'before noon'

pm means Post Meridian which is latin for 'after noon'

You can also say it in a simplified version:

AM- after midnight

PM- past midday