crore

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hindustani करोड़ / کروڑ(karoṛ).

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crore (plural crores)

  1. (India) Ten millions; 10,000,000. Often used with units of money.
    Following the ban, the government stands to lose ₹30 crore annually, sources said. (India Times, 2nd July 2003)
    The population of Gujarat is 3.39 crores.

Usage notes[edit]

There seems to be no standard way of abbreviating crore. The Indian press uses Cr, cr, Cr. and cr. with apparent indifference. Most often it is not abbreviated at all.

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