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A lakh (also spelled lac) is a unit in a traditional number system, still widely used in India.

1 lakh is equal to 100 thousand.

This system of measurement also introduces separators into numbers in a different place than is common outside India. For example, 3 million (30 lakh) would be written as 30,00,000.

See also: Crore (= 100 lakh)

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