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ru·blealso rou·ble (ro͞o′bəl)
See Table at currency.
[Russian rubl', from Old Russian rublĭ, cut, piece (probably originally a piece cut from a silver bar), from rubiti, to chop, hew; see reup- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Currencies) a variant spelling of rouble
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or rou•ble(ˈru bəl)
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]
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|Noun||1.||ruble - the basic unit of money in Tajikistan|
Tajikistani monetary unit - monetary unit in Tajikistan
|2.||ruble - the basic unit of money in Russia|
Russian monetary unit - monetary unit in Russia
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