\ ˈkrȯr How to pronounce crore (audio) \
plural crores also crore

Definition of crore

: ten million specifically : a unit of value equal to ten million rupees or 100 lakhs

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Capital flight continues FPIs withdrew around Rs1,600 crore from equities in the first two days after the finance minister’s announcement, even as the overall markets rallied. Anand James, Quartz India, "Foreign investors are still not enthused by Modi government’s latest policy boost," 29 Aug. 2019 These activities, can attract fines ranging between Rs1 lakh ($1,500), for non-commercial dealings in virtual currencies, and Rs25 crore ($3.7 million) for commercial dealings, and imprisonment of between one and 10 years. Pramod Mathew, Quartz India, "Indian government panel wants cryptocurrency holders jailed, but can’t deny its tech has merits," 23 July 2019 In financial year 2019, Rs70,000 crore ($9.74 billion) was recovered through the IBC, according to credit ratings agency CRISIL. Niharika Sharma, Quartz India, "Arun Jaitley: From 19 months in prison to the high table of Indian economic affairs," 24 Aug. 2019 The chain reported a revenue of Rs 1,814 crore, or more than $263 million in fiscal year 2019, according to Business Standard. Niha Masih, Washington Post, "Founder of India’s largest coffee chain is missing," 30 July 2019 Vivo has allocated another Rs4,000 crore for setting up a new manufacturing plant in the country, which will double the production capacity to 50 million units per year and generate another 5,000 jobs, Marya added. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz India, "Vivo’s Rs2,000 crore marketing splurge during IPL helps it clock best-ever sales in India," 29 July 2019 In March this year, Siddhartha received about Rs3,200 crore ($465 million) by selling 20.32% stake in software services company Mindtree. Sangeeta Tanwar, Quartz India, "An Indian coffee baron has gone missing," 29 July 2019 Tata Power-DDL recently received permission from the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) to spend Rs520 crore on smart meters, which can then be passed on to consumers as higher tariffs, if required. Kuwar Singh, Quartz India, "Can smart meters re-energise India’s crumbling power distribution companies?," 18 June 2019 India has proposed an unmanned scientific mission to moon (Chandrayaan-I) in early 2008, in a Rs 380 crore project. Wired Staff, WIRED, "It Italians storm the cosmos, can Indians be far behind?," 17 Jan. 2006

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First Known Use of crore

1609, in the meaning defined above

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Hindi & Urdu karoṛ

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