noun (plural crores; also crore) Etymology: Hindi & Urdu karoṛ Date: 1609 a unit of value equal to ten million rupees or 100 lakhs

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  • Crore — (von Hindi करोड़ karoṛ [kʌˈroːɽ]) ist das südasiatische Zahlwort für „zehn Millionen“. Varianten des Wortes kommen in den meisten südasiatischen Sprachen vor. Auch im indischen Englisch wird das Zahlwort crore verwendet und ersetzt fast immer,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Crore — (kr[=o]r), n. [Hind. karo[.r], Skr. ko[.t]i.] Ten millions; as, a crore of rupees (which is nearly $5,000,000). [East Indies] Malcolm. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crore — [krōr] n. pl. crores or crore [< Hindi karoṛ] in India and Pakistan, one hundred lakhs, or the sum of ten million: said specif. of rupees …   English World dictionary

  • Crore — (Kuron), in Britisch Ostindien eine Summe von 100 Lak, in Geld 10 Mill. Rupien, = 4 Areb …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Crore — Crore, Kuron, ostind. Rechnungssumme = 100 Lacs = 10 Mill. Rupien; in der Kompanie (Regierungs )Rupie = 106.918,266 kg feinen Silbers …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • crore — [ krɔr ] number INDIAN ENGLISH ten million: used especially to mean ten million RUPEES …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Crore — A crore (  /ˈkrɔər …   Wikipedia

  • Crore — Numération indienne Numérations selon les cultures Numération arabo indienne arabe khmer indienne mongole thaï Numérations à l’origine chinoise chinoise japonaise à bâtons suzhou Numérations al …   Wikipédia en Français

  • crore — /krɔ:/ noun (in India) ten million (NOTE: One crore equals 100 lakh.) ▪▪▪ ‘…the company clocked a sales turnover of Rs.7.09 crore and earned a profit after tax of Rs.10.39 lakh on an equity base of Rs.14 lakh’ [Business India] ▪▪▪ ‘…the turnover… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • crore —    a traditional unit of quantity in India, equal to 107 or 10 million. Large numbers are usually described in India using the crore and the lakh (105); for example, the number 25 600 000 is called 2 crore 56 lakh and written 2,56,00,000 …   Dictionary of units of measurement

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