Definition of chetrum in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtʃɛtruːm/

noun (plural same or chetrums)

A monetary unit of Bhutan, equal to one hundredth of a ngultrum.
Example sentences
  • This was reformed in 1974 using chetrums and ngultrums.
  • The monthly rental charge for the fixed line will be reduced by Nu. 50 a month but the cost of a local charge will go up by 30 chetrums, from Nu. 1.2 a unit to 1.5 a unit.
  • Bhutan's unit of currency is the ngultrum, which equals 100 chetrums.



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