Define: Yen

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Definition: Yen

Quick Summary of Yen

The Japanese currency unit.

What is the dictionary definition of Yen?

Dictionary Definition

  1. The unit of Japanese currency, equal to 100 sen.
  2. A coin or note worth one yen.
  3. A strong desire, urge, or yearning.


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Definition Sources

Definitions for Yen are sourced/syndicated from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 5th May 2019.