Character 5
Hyphenation ru pee
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Definitions and meanings of "Rupee"

What do we mean by rupee?

A current silver coin of Ceylon, equal to 16 annas or 32.47 United States cents. noun

The standard unit of value in India; also, a current silver coin of India, valued normally at 2s., or about 48 United States cents. noun

A silver coin, and money of account, in the East Indies. noun

The common name for the monetary currencies used in modern India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Seychelles, or Mauritius. noun

A silver coin, circulating in India 16th–20th centuries, weighing 170–180 troy grains (180 troy grains from 1833) or one tola. noun

The basic unit of money in Pakistan; equal to 100 paisa noun

The basic unit of money in Seychelles; equal to 100 cents noun

The basic unit of money in India; equal to 100 paise noun

The basic unit of money in Nepal; equal to 100 paisa noun

The basic unit of money in Mauritius; equal to 100 cents noun

The basic unit of money in Sri Lanka; equal to 100 cents noun

The common name for the monetary currencies used in modern India, Mauritius, Nepal, Pakistan, the Seychelles, or Sri Lanka, often abbreviated ₨.

A silver coin circulating in India between the 16th and 20th centuries, weighing one tola (formerly 170–180 troy grains; from 1833, 180 troy grains).

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The word "rupee" in example sentences

How can it be that simultaneously externally the rupee is appreciating? ❋ By ERIKA KINETZ (2010)

Masson, vol. I, p. 359, claims that Shikarpur "has or had the privilege of coining; and the rupee is a very good one, nearly or quite equal to the sicca rupee if India." ❋ Unknown (2008)

The drawn down amount will be used to refinance the company's short-term rupee borrowings, which were made to purchase licenses for third-generation mobile phone spectrum last year. ❋ Kenan Machado Of Dow Jones Newswires (2011)

Gray's final comment on the new machine minted Kabul rupee is instructive, and will remind readers of Rawlinson's experience in Qandahar: "The Amir is introducing the new rupee into circulation by paying the soldiers of his army with that coin." ❋ Unknown (2008)

The British Government had given me some money coined in the mint at Calcutta; these rupees I ordered to be melted down, and, after 6 per cent. of copper had been added to the alloy, they were re-coined into Kabul rupees (the value of the English rupee is 16 pence, that of the Kabul rupee 12 pence). ❋ Unknown (2008)

Although the participating banks are yet to workout the modality of financing, it is likely that initial funding will be done through a short-term rupee-US dollar loan, carrying 6-12 months maturity but after this, Fortis may arrange long-term funding, the source said. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Other interesting facts: The plural form of the word rupee was changed to rupaiya in Hindi only after the mid-1950s, while the phrase Satyameva Jayate was first inscribed on the Rs 100 notes issued in 1980. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The name rupee derives from rupa or rup; the Indian name for silver. ❋ Unknown (2010)

But Mr Rawat said these were not 'symbols' but 'abbreviations' for the word rupee and hence the contest that is open to artists who are 'resident Indians'.

The firm has Rs1,200 crore of debt on its books as of September end, of which cash debt component is Rs 148 crore, long-term rupee loan Rs188 crore, short-term rupee loan Rs120 crore, FCCBs Rs560 crore and a bank loan of Rs358 crore. ❋ Unknown (2009)

a gold standard and forcing up the gold value of the rupee is shortly, and ❋ Unknown (1875)

SINGAPORE – India's central bank stands ready to intervene in the currency markets to smooth any sharp move in the rupee, which is expected to stabilize after its recent fall, a Reserve Bank of India deputy governor said Thursday. ❋ Gaurav Raghuvanshi (2012)

New Delhi was unable to handle deteriorating macroeconomic fundamentals: Inflation has been running close to 10% for nearly two years; the rupee was the worst performing Asian currency against the dollar last year; and government finances were stretched--the fiscal 2012 deficit is now projected to breach the government's target of 4.6% of gross domestic product. ❋ Harsh Joshi (2012)

Investors fled India, sending the benchmark Sensex down 4.1% and routing the currency, the rupee, which is at its lowest level versus the dollar since mid 2009. ❋ Alex Frangos (2011)

The rupee was a major factor in Infosys Thursday reporting a 31% rise in its October-December quarter revenue to 92.98 billion rupees. ❋ Rumman Ahmed (2012)

What the central bank needs to restore stability to the rupee is a mandate for price stability, ideally achieved by targeting the exchange rate. ❋ Unknown (2011)

It will help support the rupee, which is under immense pressure because of rising concerns of slowing economic growth and a gaping trade deficit. ❋ Eric Yep (2011)

It was about even with the Indian rupee, which is not a resource - rich country, and if you see, you know, Brazil real you see Australian dollar, you see gold in there, you see the Canadian dollar and you see our dollar. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Adding to the debate, an adviser to the Indian prime minister said here Friday his country may reduce the weight of the dollar in the currency basket which helps set the weight of the rupee, which is only partially convertible. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Inflation has also shot up while growth is slowing, prompting nervous investors to dump local stocks and in turn punish the Pakistani rupee, which is currently trading near all-time lows against the U.S. dollar. ❋ Unknown (2008)

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