- abbr. 增值税（Value Added Tax）
- vat:  Vat comes from a prehistoric Germanic *fatam ‘vessel, barrel’, which also produced German fass, Dutch vat, Swedish fat, and Danish fad. It passed into Old English as fæt, whose direct descendant, fat, had largely died out by the end of the 19th century; vat represents a southwestern dialect form.
- vat (n.)
- c. 1200, large tub or cistern, "especially one for holding liquors in an immature state" [Century Dictionary], southern variant (see V) of Old English fæt "container, vat," from Proto-Germanic *fatan (cognates: Old Saxon, Old Norse fat, Old Frisian fet, Middle Dutch, Dutch vat, Old High German faz, German faß), from PIE root *ped- (2) "container" (cognates: Lithuanian puodas "pot").
- 1. A five-course meal including coffee, service and VAT is £30.
- 2. Dishonest importers would be able to pocket the VAT collected from customers.
- 3. It is available at £108, including VAT and delivery.
- 4. a vat of whisky
- 5. Certain charities are exempt from VAT registration.
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