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wat

 (wät)
n.
A Buddhist temple in Thailand or Cambodia.

[Thai, from Sanskrit vāṭaḥ, enclosure; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

wat

(wɑːt)
n
(Buddhism) a Thai Buddhist monastery or temple
[Thai, from Sanskrit vāta enclosure]

wat

(wɑt)

n.
a Buddhist temple or monastery in Thailand or Cambodia.
[1870–75; < Thai < Skt vāṭa enclosure]
Translations
寺院
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To support the completion of this work, Wates invited local construction trade contractors to meet the project team to discuss the opportunities available through the SHARP programme.
John Carlin, of Wates Construction in the Midlands, said: "Collaborating with Regal on The Bank and creating a striking new addition to Birmingham's skyline has been a fantastic experience for our team.
I pay tribute to all the staff involved from the GDST Estates team, from the architects, from Wates and, of course, from the school itself.
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Wates are building the new Richard Lee Primary School in Wyken and donated their time as part of the company's annual Community Day, which sees 2,000 employees nationwide donate a day of their time to make a difference to the communities in which they are working.
Wates Living Space was appointed to the project, which is due for completion in summer 2016, in November last year.
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Reverend Aidan Coleman, vicar at St John's, said: "The pounds 17,500 from Wates was an answer to prayer because we didn't have the means to raise that money ourselves.
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Staff from the Wates Group, which is working on the town's former council housing stock, spent hours decorating and installing new cupboards and worktops at Cornerstone House, a community property in the Dyke House area where people aged six to 16 can meet at evenings and weekends.