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yuannoun [C]

uk   us   /jʊˈɑːn/ (plural yuan)
(symbol ¥) the ​standardunit of ​money used in the People's Republic of ​China
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yuannoun [C or U]

uk   us   /jʊˈɑːn/ MONEY
the basic ​unit of ​money in China; the ​mainunit of the renminbicurrency: 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.
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Translations of “yuan”
in Spanish yuan…
in Vietnamese nhân dân tệ (tiền tệ Trung Quốc)…
in Malaysian yuan…
in Thai เงินหยวนของจีน…
in French yuan…
in German der Yuan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 元(中国标准货币单位)…
in Indonesian yuan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 元(中國標準貨幣單位)…
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