zlo·​ty | \ ˈzlȯ-tē How to pronounce zloty (audio) \
plural zlotys\ ˈzlȯ-​tēz How to pronounce zloty (audio) \ or zlotych\ ˈzlȯ-​tiḵ How to pronounce zloty (audio) \

Definition of zloty

the basic monetary unit of Poland — see Money Table

Examples of zloty in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The company raised 1 billion zloty by selling 23.3 million new shares, while the remainder came from Allegro’s private equity owners Cinven, Permira and Mid Europa Partners. Swetha Gopinath, Bloomberg.com, 29 Sep. 2020 French billionaire Xavier Niel’s Iliad has offered 39 zloty per share for Play, and has received binding commitments from two controlling shareholders for their 40% stake, the companies said in a statement on Monday. Helene Fouquet, Bloomberg.com, 21 Sep. 2020 Allegro’s market value of 88.1 billion zloty ($24 billion) is similar to German fast-fashion retailer Zalando SE, which is already in the Stoxx 600. Lisa Pham, Bloomberg.com, 21 Dec. 2020 The deal gives Scanmed an enterprise value of about 340 million zloty ($90.7 million). Lucinda Shen, Fortune, 30 Nov. 2020 Its market value has exceeded 7 billion zloty ($1.8 billion) for the first time, making the operator of a latex gloves factory in Thailand more valuable than Commerzbank AG unit MBank SA, Poland’s fourth-largest lender. Konrad Krasuski, Bloomberg.com, 14 Oct. 2020 The shares are likely to be sold at at 43 zloty each in the IPO, the top end of a marketed range, according to terms seen by Bloomberg. Swetha Gopinath, Bloomberg.com, 25 Sep. 2020 Play’s shares surged 37% to 38.52 zloty in Warsaw at 9:47 a.m. on Monday after earlier gaining as much as 38%, the biggest intraday gain since the company’s 2017 initial public offering. Helene Fouquet, Bloomberg.com, 21 Sep. 2020 There’s an additional 15% over-allotment option of existing shares, which could lift the total proceeds to 9.3 billion zloty. Konrad Krasuski, Bloomberg.com, 22 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of zloty

1915, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for zloty

borrowed from Polish złoty (genitive plural złotych after numerals above four), noun derivative of złoty "of gold, golden," derivative of złoto "gold" — more at gold entry 1

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“Zloty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zloty. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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