Adjective "kroon" definition and examples

(Kroon may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/kruːn/

Definitions and examples

noun

(until the introduction of the euro in 2011) the basic monetary unit of Estonia, equal to 100 sents.
  1. 'The EEK or Estonian kroon exchanged at 14.62 to the US dollar in September, 1999.'
  2. 'In Estonia, more than half want to retain the kroon, which many see as a symbol of their liberation from the old Soviet Union in 1991.'

More definitions

1. an aluminum bronze coin and monetary unit of Estonia from 1928 to 1940 and from 1992 to 2010, when it was replaced by the euro, equal to 100 marks or senti.

More examples(as adjective)

"profits can be kroon."

"currencies can be kroon."

"loans can be kroon."

"rates can be kroon."

"yrs can be kroon."

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Origin

Estonian, literally ‘crown’; compare with krona, krone.