Definition of crore in English:

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crore

Pronunciation: /krôr/

noun

Indian
Ten million; one hundred lakhs, especially of rupees, units of measurement, or people.
Example sentences
  • All the other channels will be launching programmes giving away crores upon crores of rupees.
  • Trust reigned supreme even in verbal deals worth hundreds of crores of rupees.
  • Some of the screen printing units have received orders worth crores of rupees.

Origin

From Hindi karoṛ, based on Sanskrit koṭi 'ten million'.

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Syllabification: crore

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