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A monetary unit of Bhutan, equal to one hundredth of a ngultrum.
- ‘Bhutan's unit of currency is the ngultrum, which equals 100 chetrums.’
- ‘This was reformed in 1974 using chetrums and ngultrums.’
- ‘The monthly rental charge for the fixed line will be reduced by Nu. 50 a month but the cost of a local charge will go up by 30 chetrums, from Nu. 1.2 a unit to 1.5 a unit.’
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