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ringgit

[ring-git] /ˈrɪŋ gɪt/
noun
1.
a paper money, cupronickel coin, and monetary unit of Malaysia, equal to 100 sen.
Also called dollar.
Origin of ringgit
1965-1970
1965-70; < Malay riŋgit literally, serrated, milled
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  • If you must use your credit card to pay, ask that your purchases be recorded in the local ringgit currency.
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British Dictionary definitions for ringgit

ringgit

/ˈrɪŋɡɪt/
noun
1.
the standard monetary unit of Malaysia, divided into 100 sen
Word Origin
from Malay
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