Definition of ringgit in English:

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ringgit

Pronunciation: /ˈriNGɡit/

noun (plural same or ringgits)

The basic monetary unit of Malaysia, equivalent to 100 hundred sen.
Example sentences
  • Malaysia's currency unit is the ringgit, which is also called the Malaysian dollar.
  • A total of 1,300 baht and 300 Malaysian ringgits were stolen, along with the other items.
  • The US dollar and currencies pegged to the US dollar - like the ringgit - appear to carry the greatest weight.

Origin

Malay.

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Syllabification: ring·git

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