Definition of “yen” - English Dictionary

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

“yen” in American English

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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)

“yen” in Business English

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yennoun [ C ]

uk /jen/ us 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)