plural crores also 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 Between 2021 and 2022, Adani Group doubled its market cap from ₹9.62 lakh crore to ₹18.13 lakh crore. Rajiv Ranjan Singh, Fortune, 27 Jan. 2023 According to ESPNCricinfo, the TV rights for each game for the next cycle are $7.37 million (Rs 57.5 crore) per game, while the digital broadcast rights were sold for Rs 48 crore ($ 6.15 million) per game. Siladitya Ray, Forbes, 13 June 2022 Since the launch of Mudra, targeting small businesses, in 2015, the total bad loans under it stood at Rs46,053 crore, or 3.38% of the overall disbursal till June 30, 2022. Quartz, 28 Nov. 2022 Adani Enterprises has already raised ₹5,984.9 crore from 33 anchor investors, which includes foreign as well as domestic institutional investors, and the issue was oversubscribed. Fortune India, Fortune, 27 Jan. 2023 As of September, the asset under management of Indian mutual fund schemes, which invest in international companies, stands at Rs9,693 crore, according to ValueResearch. Prathamesh Mulye, Quartz India, 30 Nov. 2020 The value of ecosystem services from forests declined from Rs87 crore two decades ago to Rs41 crore in 2018. Manupriya, Quartz India, 21 Dec. 2020 IKEA India plans to invest Rs3,000 crore in Karnataka, including its first city-centre store in Bengaluru next year. Niharika Sharma, Quartz, 21 June 2022 Since the launch on Nov. 1, a total of 807 deals worth 7,140 crore rupees ($876 million) have been executed through CBDC, data from the Clearing Corporation of India showed. Quartz, 30 Nov. 2022 See More

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Word History


Hindi & Urdu karoṛ

First Known Use

1609, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of crore was in 1609

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“Crore.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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