braata

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braata

(ˈbrɑːtə) or

braatas

n
(Commerce) Caribbean a small portion added to a purchase of food by a market vendor, to encourage the customer to return. Also called: broughta or broughtas
[perhaps from Spanish barata a bargain]
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The more people hear about DM&E's terrible safety record, and the 'sweetheart' loan they are requesting, the more anxious they are in joining together to save our community and our tax dollars," said Nancy Braatas, a local activist and former state senator.