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Variant of tögrög.


(ˈtuːˌɡriːk) or


(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Mongolia, divided into 100 möngös
[from Mongolian]


or tu•ghrik

(ˈtu grɪk)

the basic monetary unit of Mongolia.
[1930–35; < Mongolian tögrög literally, circle]
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Noun1.tugrik - the basic unit of money in Mongoliatugrik - the basic unit of money in Mongolia
Mongolian monetary unit - monetary unit in Mongolia
mongo - 100 mongo equal 1 tugrik in Mongolia
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2 billion tugrik ($500,000) to help 4,500 herder families.
8 billion tugrik ($2 million) a year in the capital.
The EBRD is further supporting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Mongolia by providing a loan in Mongolian tugrik equivalent to US$ 3 million to XacLeasing Mongolia, a leading provider of diversified leasing services in the country.
4% in 2016 as a result of the high budget deficit and a substantial revaluation of foreign-currency borrowings associated with a 20% depreciation of the tugrik.
and Cristobal David, each received jail sentences of between five and six years, while the company was fined 35 billion tugrik ($18 million), said court spokeswoman Jamsranjav Enkhbayar.
The other currencies he likes are Korean won, Taiwan dollar, Indonesian rupiah and Mongolian tugrik and even African commodity currencies "as all are key currencies attached to Bric (Brazil, Russia, India and China)-driven global growth.
WITH nearly two million people unemployed, repossessions rife and, thanks to our collapsing economy, a suitcase stuffed with sterling worth roughly less than the humble Mongolian Tugrik, what we really need right now is something to cheer us all up.