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yen

noun [C]
 
 
/jen/ (plural yen)
MONEY the standard unit of money used in Japan: The stock rose 2,000 yen to 375,000. The company plans to cut 800 jobs, saving an estimated 3 billion yen in costs.
(also the yen) (also the Japanese yen) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET the value of the yen compared to the value of currencies of other countries: The dollar rose against the yen.
(Definition of yen from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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