Definition of vatu in English:

vatu

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Pronunciation: /ˈvatuː
 
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noun (plural same)

  • The basic monetary unit of Vanuatu, equal to 100 centimes.
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    • The name of the national currency, the vatu derives from central northern languages, as does the name ‘Vanuatu.’
    • With its only significant exports being agricultural - copra, cocoa, beef and timber - Vanuatu has a chronic balance of trade deficit in excess of 6 billion vatu annually.
    • Carry the currency (vatu) in small denominations when visiting the outer islands.

Origin

Bislama.

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