Definitions

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  • proper noun A male given name used commonly in India.

Etymologies

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From Sanskrit रत्न (rátna, "jewel, gem").

Examples

  • I tried calling Ratna mam but was told that the office is closed today.

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  • I tried calling Ratna mam but was told that the office is closed today.

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  • In an emailed statement, Ratna Sahay, the IMF's deputy director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department, said the draft budget goes "in the right direction of supporting economic recovery, generating jobs and assisting low-income households."

    Egypt Budget Reflects Populist Turn

  • Egypt's finance minister, Samir Radwan, and the deputy director of the IMF's Middle East and Central Asia Department, Ratna Sahay, at a news conference announced a 1.5% interest rate on the one-year loan, which is to be paid in full within five years.

    Egypt to Obtain $3 Billion IMF Loan

  • Ratna Pathak Shah, Naseeruddin Shah's second wife, provided a velvety delivery of "Mughal Bachcha," which told of pride and pressure as a dark-skinned man shied away from his fair-skinned bride for decades.

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  • In the Middle East, "you've seen growth, but you have not seen development - a good diversified base, enforcement of contracts, a judicial system, property rights, equal access to capital and land," said Ratna Sahay, deputy director of the IMF's Middle East and Central Asia Department.

    Arab nations lag behind rest of world economically, despite oil and natural gas

  • The Ratna Shradha tanker was one of three tankers the South Sudan government said were allegedly carrying "stolen" crude.

    Trafigura Drawn Into Sudan Oil Dispute

  • Egypt's finance minister, Samir Radwan, and the deputy director of the IMF's Middle East and Central Asia Department, Ratna Sahay, at a news conference announced a 1.5% interest rate on the one-year loan, which is to be paid in full within five years.

    Egypt to Obtain $3 Billion IMF Loan

  • According to two shipbrokers, Swiss-based Trafigura chartered the Ratna Shradha tanker, which loaded in mid-January.

    Trafigura Drawn Into Sudan Oil Dispute

  • New York-based private equity fund, India Equity Partners, has bought a controlling stake for 180 crore in Sagar Ratna Hotels, a 25-year-old popular chain specialising in South Indian cuisine.

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