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sen 1

 (sĕn)
n. pl. sen
A Japanese unit of currency equal to 1/100 of the yen.

[Japanese, from Middle Chinese tsɦian, money, coin (also the source of Mandarin qián).]

sen 2

 (sĕn)
n. pl. sen
A unit of currency equal to 1/100 of the primary unit of Indonesia and various other Southeast Asian countries.

[Indonesian senti, sen, ultimately from cent.]

sen

(sɛn)
n, pl sen
(Currencies) a monetary unit of Brunei, worth one hundredth of a dollar, Cambodia, worth one hundredth of a riel, Indonesia, worth one hundredth of a rupiah, Malaysia, worth one hundredth of a ringgit, and formerly of Japan (where it is still used as a unit of account)
[C19: ultimately from Chinese ch'ien coin]

Sen

(sɛn)
n
(Biography) Ivan. born 1972, Australian filmmaker. His films include Beneath Clouds (2002), Dreamland (2010), and Toomelah (2011)

SEN

(in Britain) abbreviation for
1. (Professions) (formerly) State Enrolled Nurse
2. (Medicine) (formerly) State Enrolled Nurse

sen1

(sɛn)

n., pl. sen.
a monetary unit of Japan, equal to 1/100 of a yen.
[1795–1805; < Japanese « Chinese qián]

sen2

(sɛn)

n., pl. sen.
a monetary unit of Cambodia, equal to 1/100 of a riel.
[< Khmer sein, probably Khmer pronoun of the French abbr. cent., for centime centime, on Cambodian coins]

sen3

(sɛn)

n., pl. sen.
1. a monetary unit of Brunei and Malaysia, equal to 1/100 of a ringgit.
2. a monetary unit of Indonesia, equal to 1/100 of a rupiah.
[1950–55; < Malay < E cent]

sen

or sen.,

1. senate.
2. senator.
3. senior.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sen - a fractional monetary unit of Japan and Indonesia and Cambodiasen - a fractional monetary unit of Japan and Indonesia and Cambodia; equal to one hundredth of a yen or rupiah or riel
fractional monetary unit, subunit - a monetary unit that is valued at a fraction (usually one hundredth) of the basic monetary unit
riel - the basic unit of money in Cambodia; equal to 100 sen
ringgit - the basic unit of money in Malaysia; equal to 100 sen
rupiah - the basic unit of money in Indonesia; equal to 100 sen
yen - the basic unit of money in Japan; equal to 100 sen
Translations
senátor
senator
senatorius
senators

sen(r)

abbr of seniorsen.

Sen,

Sen.

written abbreviation
Senator.
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Hunger will compel me to join you--Freddie.' Thass what I wired him, by Harry, an' I mean it--I'll run away from school, b'God, if he don't sen' me some."
Eh, I wish I'd got another twenty pound to lay out my sen; I shouldn't stay to say my Catechism afore I knowed what to do wi't."
Sen. McCain went on: "Further, these ads are almost always negative attack ads, and do little to further beneficial debate and healthy political dialogue." Now, when Sen.
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250 was debated on the floor of the Senate on March 10, 2005, and was passed that afternoon by a vote of 99-0 (Sen. Clinton was out of town and unable to vote).
Exiting with Reid and Breaux from the Democratic side was Michigan Sen. Debbie Stabenow.
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Sam Rainsy's suit seeks $50 million in damages, 10 times the amount Hun Sen is seeking in a suit against Sam Rainsy for defamation, filed with the Phnom Penh Municipal Court last week.
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Brown cautioned Sen. Lott "and all members of Congress--that if they're serious about eliminating this ghastly form of infanticide, they must eliminate the loophole.
William Bruno, Director of Congressional Affairs, AAHSA: "Sen. Breaux's leadership on long-term care issues is and will continue to be invaluable in reforming our long-term care financing system and preparing it for the rest of the 21st century.