Definition of manat in English:

manat

noun

  • The basic monetary unit of Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan, equal to 100 gopik in Azerbaijan and 100 tenesi in Turkmenistan.

    • ‘The exchange rate of US dollars in 1994 is indicated in old manat.’
    • ‘The manat is a currency unit of Azerbaijan, worth approximately two United States dollars.’
    • ‘Due to the introduction of the new manat in Azerbaijan, beginning Wednesday, February 1st, 2006, the Consular Section will accept only new manats and US dollars for all transactions.’
    • ‘One new manat equates to 5,000 old manats, which puts the new manat at an equivalent of $1.1 at current exchange rates.’

Origin

Azerbaijani and Turkmen.

Pronunciation:

manat

/ˈmanat/