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yen in Currencies topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishyenyen /jen/ noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [countable] (plural yen)PEC the standard unit of money in Japan: symbol Β₯2 β†’ the yen3 [singular]WANT a strong desireyen for πŸ”Š a yen for foreign travelyen to do something πŸ”Š She’d always had a yen to write a book.
Examples from the Corpus
yenβ€’ You may have a yen to go to a real pub.yen to do somethingβ€’ It fell 1 yen to 910 yen.β€’ Trading house Nissho Iwai Corp. stock rose 38 yen to 581 yen -- the highest close since January 9,1992.β€’ Smelting rose 4 yen to 436.β€’ Honda Motor Co. lost as much as 40 yen to 2,310.β€’ Sumitomo Metal Mining shares fell 40 yen to 1,000.β€’ Sakura bank fell as much as 50 yen to 1,190 yen.β€’ Dad was only sixty, a journalist with a yen to write a book.β€’ This, in turn, has helped government-bond yields to rise and the yen to appreciate.