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Pronunciation: /ˈzlɒti

Definition of zloty in English:

noun (plural same, zlotys, or zloties)

The basic monetary unit of Poland, equal to 100 groszy.
Example sentences
  • The nurses are demanding an increase of 500 zlotys a month.
  • If the police or authorities notice them moonlighting, then the employee faces a 5,000 zloty fine.
  • President Lech Kaczynski and Poland's parliament each pledged a million zlotys in support for the victims.


Polish, literally 'golden'.

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