Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See Table at currency.

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  • n. The official currency of Thailand, equal to 100 satang.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the basic unit of money in Thailand

Etymologies

Thai bāt.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Thai บาท (bàat) (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The Thai baht is up more than 11% against the dollar this year.

    Asia Braces for Flood of Foreign Cash

  • The Thai baht is trading at a 13-year high against the dollar.

    Asian currency tensions simmer as dollar sinks

  • In Thailand, where the baht is up more than 10% against the dollar so far this year, authorities are weighing new measures to curb speculative investments from abroad in addition to a tax imposed earlier this week on foreign purchases of Thai bonds.

    Emerging-Market Currencies Soar

  • However, the name baht was established as the Thai name by the 19th century.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia in June issued bonds denominated in Thai baht, a first for an Australian bank.

    Japanese yields

  • Daytraders in their pajamas dabble in Thai baht and South African rand online.

    MONEY TRAVELS

  • A central bank regulation requires that payment of business transactions in Thailand must be made in Thai baht, Mr Phaibu saidl.

    Bangkokpost.com : Breaking News

  • I tell ya, they price everything at 199 baht, which is the rip off price.

    jaimewolf Diary Entry

  • Cigarettes there are cheap though, I got 10 packs for 600 baht, which is relaly a bargain.

    jaimewolf Diary Entry

  • The central bank said it's working with the Bank of Thailand to provide liquidity in Thai baht to Japanese companies, with the loans collateralized with Japanese government bonds.

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