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In most practical applications, the volt and its multiples are preferred. The national standard in the United States  deprecates the use of the abvolt, suggesting the use of volts instead.
The other option in the cgs system is the statvolt.
- IEEE/ASTM SI 10-2002. American National Standard for Use of the International System of Units (SI): The Modern Metric System. New York: IEEE, 30 December 2002, Section 3.3.3.