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WATS

[wots] /wɒts/
noun
1.
bulk-rate telephone service that enables a subscriber to make an unlimited number of long-distance telephone calls within a given service area for a fixed monthly charge or to receive calls from given areas with no charge to the caller.
Origin
W(ide) A(rea) T(elecommunications) S(ervice)

wat

[waht] /wɑt/
noun
1.
a Buddhist temple or monastery in Thailand or Cambodia.
Origin
1870-75; < Thai < Sanskrit vāṭa enclosure
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  • WATS became the main source of learning and popular education.
  • Communities that wanted a WATS had to apply to a local front committee for permission.
British Dictionary definitions for WATS

wat

/wɑːt/
noun
1.
a Thai Buddhist monastery or temple
Word Origin
Thai, from Sanskrit vāta enclosure
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Word Origin and History for WATS

wat

n.

Thai Buddhist temple, said to be from Sanskrit vata "enclosure, grove."

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Related Abbreviations for WATS

WATS

Wide Area Telecommunications Service
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