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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
Translations of “yuan”
in Spanish yuan…
in French yuan…
in German der Yuan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 元(中國標準貨幣單位)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 元(中国标准货币单位)…
(Definition of yuan from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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