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ru·pee

 (ro͞o-pē′, ro͞o′pē)
n. Abbr. r.
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[Hindi rupayā, rupiyā, from Sanskrit rūpyam, stamped silver coin, from rūpya-, well-formed, stamped, from rūpam, shape.]

rupee

(ruːˈpiː)
n
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of India, Nepal, and Pakistan (divided into 100 paise), Sri Lanka, Mauritius, and the Seychelles (divided into 100 cents)
[C17: from Hindi rupaīyā, from Sanskrit rūpya coined silver, from rūpa shape, beauty]

ru•pee

(ruˈpi, ˈru pi)

n.
the basic monetary unit of India, Mauritius, Nepal, and Pakistan.
[1605–15; < Hindi rupayā]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rupee - the basic unit of money in Sri Lankarupee - the basic unit of money in Sri Lanka; equal to 100 cents
cent - a fractional monetary unit of several countries
Sri Lankan monetary unit - monetary unit in Sri Lanka
2.rupee - the basic unit of money in Seychelles; equal to 100 cents
cent - a fractional monetary unit of several countries
Seychelles monetary unit - monetary unit in Seychelles
3.rupee - the basic unit of money in Nepal; equal to 100 paisa
paisa - a fractional monetary unit in Bangladesh and India and Nepal and Pakistan
Nepalese monetary unit - monetary unit in Nepal
4.rupee - the basic unit of money in Mauritiusrupee - the basic unit of money in Mauritius; equal to 100 cents
cent - a fractional monetary unit of several countries
Mauritian monetary unit - monetary unit in Mauritius
5.rupee - the basic unit of money in Pakistan; equal to 100 paisa
paisa - a fractional monetary unit in Bangladesh and India and Nepal and Pakistan
Pakistani monetary unit - monetary unit in Pakistan
6.rupee - the basic unit of money in India; equal to 100 paise
Indian monetary unit - monetary unit in India
paisa - a fractional monetary unit in Bangladesh and India and Nepal and Pakistan
Translations
rupie
rupi
rúpia
rúpía
rupija
roepie
rupia
rupijaрупија
rupi

rupee

[ruːˈpiː] Nrupia f

rupee

[ˌruːˈpiː] nroupie f

rupee

nRupie f

rupee

[ruːˈpiː] nrupia

rupee

(ruˈpiː) noun
the standard unit of currency in India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka etc.
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figure By RUPI MANGAT The grand massif dominates the western skyline around Kitale town.
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Sikh Union 2nds crushed Walsall 4-1 in their top-of-the-table duel, Gin Bansal (2) and Rupi Sandhu giving them a three-goal cushion at the break.
figure By RUPI MANGAT It's been an exciting night camping at Saiwa Swamp National Park sandwiched between Mount Elgon and Cherangani Hills.
Rupi Nandra, IPTU manager at the chamber, said: "India is one of the fastest developing economies in the world, and there are a number of opportunities for West Midlands companies to explore in this market.
Rupi Sandhu turned the tide with two cracking goals and Amreek Bansal made sure when the Coventry launched a second- half counter-attack.
figure By RUPI MANGAT We're at Barnley's farm near Saiwa Swamp, which is famous for its rare herd of sitatunga antelope, when we learn that the road from Kitale to Kapenguria and beyond is now as smooth as silk.
John Cornbill, Frank Treppe, Saxony, Jonathan Webber, head of international trade, Rupi Nandro, Dr Ted Hiscock, Marko Friedemann, Saxony' Graham Ashmore, David Draycott, Nura Yeanan, deputy of high commission, Zahoor Ahmed' Dr Ted Hiscock and Lee Benson, No 9 The Gallery' Guy Sweeney, Norma Lewis and John Purser
The arrival of the Royal Shakespeare Company next week means a major boost for the amateur People's Theatre, as Rupi Gohler reports.