amt

[amt, ahmt]

Origin of amt

< Danish < German; Old High German ambaht, ampacht (neuter) service, akin to ampacht (masculine) < Gallo-Latin ambactus servant; see embassy

AMT

  1. alternative minimum tax.

amt.

A.M.T.

  1. Associate in Mechanical Technology.
  2. Associate in Medical Technology.
  3. Master of Arts in Teaching.
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amt

abbreviation for
  1. amount
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Word Origin and History for amt
n.

territorial division in Denmark and Norway, from Danish amt, from German Amt "office," from Old High German ambaht, of Celtic origin, related to Gallo-Romance ambactus "servant" (see ambassador).

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