rouble


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rou·ble

 (ro͞o′bəl)
n.
Variant of ruble.

rouble

(ˈruːbəl) or

ruble

n
1. (Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Belarus and Russia, divided into 100 kopecks
2. (Currencies) the former standard monetary unit of Tajikistan, divided into 100 tanga
[C16: from Russian rubl silver bar, from Old Russian rublǐ bar, block of wood, from rubiti to cut up]

ru•ble

or rou•ble

(ˈru bəl)

n.
the basic monetary unit of Russia, the Soviet Union, and its successor states.
[1545–55; < Russian rubl'; Old Russian rublĭ literally, stump, plug, derivative of rubiti to chop]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rouble - the basic unit of money in Russia
Russian monetary unit - monetary unit in Russia
copeck, kopeck, kopek - 100 kopecks equal 1 ruble in Russia
Translations
روبِل: العِمْلَة الرّوسيَّه
rubl
rubel
rubel
rúbla
rublis
rubeľ

rouble

ruble (US) [ˈruːbl] Nrublo m

rouble

[ˈruːbəl] ruble (US) nrouble m

rouble

, (US) ruble
nRubel m

rouble

ru£ble (Am) [ˈruːbl] nrublo

rouble

(ˈruːbl) noun
the standard unit of Russian currency.
References in classic literature ?
I gave you two roubles last time for your ring and one could buy it quite new at a jeweler's for a rouble and a half."
"A rouble and a half, and interest in advance, if you like!"
"Here, sir: as we say ten copecks the rouble a month, so I must take fifteen copecks from a rouble and a half for the month in advance.
He wouldn't look at a bargain that gave him ten, fifteen per cent profit, but holds back to buy a rouble's worth for twenty kopecks."
"Because the forest is worth at least a hundred and fifty roubles the acre," answered Levin.
I go there every year shooting, and your forest's worth a hundred and fifty roubles and acre paid down, while he's giving you sixty by installments.
I seized my hat and, trying not to look at Apollon, who had been all day expecting his month's wages, but in his foolishness was unwilling to be the first to speak about it, I slipped between him and the door and, lumping into a high-class sledge, on which I spent my last half rouble, I drove up in grand style to the Hotel de Paris.
"Well, with seven roubles each," said Trudolyubov, "twenty-one roubles between the three of us, we ought to be able to get a good dinner.
Garrulous though my landlady be, she said but little when, with the aid of your ten roubles, I today paid her part of her account; and as for the rest of my companions, they do not matter at all.
Thedora has done well to get those fifteen roubles for you.
"And how do YOU know that he left two million and a half of roubles?" asked Rogojin, disdainfully, and no deigning so much as to look at the other.
"And now you'll have a million roubles, at least--goodness gracious me!" exclaimed the clerk, rubbing his hands.