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Crore \Crore\ (kr[=o]r), n. [Hind. karo[.r], Skr. ko[.t]i.] Ten millions; as, a crore of rupees (which is nearly $5,000,000). [East Indies]


n. (context India English) Ten millions, particularly with regard to a currency.


n. the number that is represented as a one followed by 7 zeros; ten million


A crore (; abbreviated cr) is a unit in the Pakistan & Indian numbering system equal to ten million (10,000,000; in scientific notation: 10). It is widely used in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Nepal, and is written in these regions as 1,00,00,000 with the local style of digit group separators. It is equal to a hundred lakh (a lakh is equal to one hundred thousand and is written as 1,00,000).

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The site was worth crores, and Kasturba was wholly unsentimental about real estate.