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English definition of “yuan”

yuan

noun [C or U]     /jʊˈɑːn/ MONEY
the basic unit of money in China; the main unit of the renminbi currency: China's yuan has risen by 10% against the dollar in the past two years. The payout of 12,000 yuan was the equivalent of two years' income for him. → Compare renminbi
(Definition of yuan noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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