Definition of "riel" [riel]

  • See Table at currency. (noun)

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Use "riel" in a sentence
  • "Rural banks like Acleda can gradually try to match loans and deposits with riel, which is used more widely in rural areas."
  • "I buy one hundred grams for 500 riel (about 12 ½ cents)."
  • "Though the riel came back into circulation in 1979, people preferred to use the Thai baht initially and then, once international aid poured into the country in the early 1990s, the dollar."