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patta

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Pronunciation: /ˈpʌtə
 
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Definition of patta in English:

noun

Indian
A title deed to a property.
Example sentences
  • The Collector holds weekly grievance day meetings and the public use the occasion to submit petitions seeking pattas or steps to solve civic problems.
  • Printouts of certificates and pattas can also be got on payment of Rs.20, which will be treated as valid documents.
  • Among the other recommendations are issuing tree pattas to owners of nearby land, identifying sites for digging 50 tanks, and improving the public transport system.

Origin

Hindi, perhaps from Sanskrit pattra 'document'.

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