\ 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

Examples of crore in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The movie has earned $23.4 million (Rs 174.92 crore) in India alone. Sweta Kaushal, Forbes, 28 Dec. 2021 As of March 31, the company had a cash reserve of Rs 169.22 crore. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz, 18 Aug. 2021 In April and May, Delhi collected more than Rs50 crore ($670,000) in fines with the support of the police and civil defense volunteers, who have been enlisted to catch people flouting mask rules. Manavi Kapur, Quartz, 1 Oct. 2021 For the September quarter, Airtel reported a loss of Rs763 crore. Niharika Sharma, Quartz, 23 Nov. 2021 Paytm reduced its losses by almost 40% to Rs1,596 crore ($215 million) in fiscal year 2020-21 versus a year ago, but its still nowhere close to being in the black. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz, 11 Nov. 2021 Rajinikanth-starrer Annaatthe, that released on November 4, has earned $19.77 million (Rs 146.53 crore) worldwide over the four-day-long weekend. Sweta Kaushal, Forbes, 8 Nov. 2021 The movie that features Ranveer Singh and Ajay Devgn in cameo roles, collected $13.7 million (Rs 101.66 crore) worldwide over the first weekend. Sweta Kaushal, Forbes, 8 Nov. 2021 Their pocket money is helping fuel India’s surge in crypto investments, which stood at nearly $6.6 billion (Rs49,189 crore) in May from just $923 million a year earlier. Mimansa Verma, Quartz, 22 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of crore

1609, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for crore

Hindi & Urdu karoṛ

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26 Jan 2022

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“Crore.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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