Definition of rouble in English:

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rouble

Pronunciation: /ˈruːb(ə)l/
(also chiefly North American ruble)

noun

The basic monetary unit of Russia and some other former republics of the USSR, equal to 100 kopeks.
Example sentences
  • Trailfinders recommends travellers take US dollars as you cannot buy or sell roubles outside Russia.
  • Yukos shares closed at 143.50 roubles in Russia, having dropped by as much as 12% in earlier trading.
  • The rouble plummeted overnight after Russia refused to pay for its internal debts and permitted banks to not fulfil their obligations to foreign partners.

Origin

Via French from Russian rublʹ.

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Line breaks: rou¦ble

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