\ 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 About 82% of the lingerie brand’s business (Rs137 crore revenue in financial year 2019) comes from online. Sangeeta Tanwar, Quartz India, "Zivame’s strategy to be the perfect fit for India’s lingerie market: personalise, price right, go omnichannel," 30 Oct. 2019 What grabbed his attention was the government’s prize for a gold medallist: one crore rupees, almost $140,000. The Economist, "In the ring with India’s most powerful woman," 25 Oct. 2019 The merged entity will have deposits of Rs14.6 lakh crore, which is twice that of the UBI. Pramod Mathew, Quartz India, "Through mega mergers India’s Modi government is creating fewer, stronger banks," 30 Aug. 2019 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

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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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12 Nov 2019

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The first known use of crore was in 1609

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