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Meaning of “yen” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of yen from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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yennoun [C usually sing]

 us   /jen/ infml
a strong but often sudden and temporary desire: That day she had a yen for pizza.
(Definition of yen from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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yennoun [C]

uk   us   /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)
Translations of “yen”
in Spanish yen…
in Vietnamese đồng yên (tiền Nhật Bản)…
in Malaysian yen…
in Thai ชื่อเงินสกุลของญี่ปุ่น…
in French yen…
in German der Yen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钱, 日元…
in Indonesian yen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 錢, 日元…
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