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 (yo͞o-än′, yü-)
A Chinese dynasty (1279-1368) established by the Mongolian ruler Kublai Khan with its capital at present-day Beijing. It was superseded by the Ming dynasty.

[Mandarin Yuán, after the phrase from I Ching dà zāi qián yuán, how great is heaven the progenitor!, from yuán, primary, first, from Middle Chinese ŋyan; akin to Tibetan mgo, head, summit and mgon-po, master, lord.]


 (yo͞o-än′, yü-)
n. pl. yuan or yu·ans
See Table at currency.

[Mandarin yuán, round, yuan (in the latter meaning, loan translation of Japanese en, yen, written with the same Chinese character as Mandarin yuán, round), from Middle Chinese yan, round; see yen2.]
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n, pl -an
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of China, divided into 10 jiao and 100 fen. Also called: renminbi or renminbi yuan
[from Chinese yüan round object; see yen1]


(Biography) the imperial dynasty of China from 1279 to 1368
(Ceramics) of or relating to the Chinese porcelain produced during the Yüan dynasty, characterized by the appearance of under-glaze blue-and-white ware


(ˈjuːˈæn) or


(Placename) a river in SE central China, rising in central Guizhou province and flowing northeast to Lake Tungting. Length: about 800 km (500 miles)
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(yuˈɑn; Chin. yüɑn)

n., pl. -an.
the basic monetary unit of China.
[1915–20; < Chinese yuán literally, round]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yuan - the basic unit of money in Chinayuan - the basic unit of money in China  
Chinese monetary unit - the monetary unit in the People's Republic of China
jiao - 10 jiao equal 1 yuan in China
2.yuan - the imperial dynasty of China from 1279 to 1368Yuan - the imperial dynasty of China from 1279 to 1368
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
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[ˈjuːˈæn] Nyuan m
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[juːˈæn] nyuan m
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(juˈӕn) plural yuˈan noun
the standard unit of currency in the People's Republic of China.
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China on Monday again kept the midpoint trading rate of the yuan slightly above RMB7.00 to $1.00, just large enough to prop-up its sagging export sector but just small enough not to trigger further monetary and fiscal retaliation from the Trump administration.
China's yuan weakened again Wednesday after hopes among financial traders that the decline was stabilizing helped to calm jittery global markets.
Beijing -- The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has fueled the yuan's internationalization, particularly in the past two to three years as work on related projects accelerated.
A National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) official on Sunday clarified that a recently signed agreement over transactions in the Chinese currency the yuan only applies to banking and financial institutions, not daily transactions with individuals.
Yuan Ting Yue, who worked at Selfridges in the city centre, and her sisters Yuan Yee Yue and Yuan Ling Yue, who both worked in duty free shops at Manchester Airport, abused a scheme which allows international travellers to claim VAT refunds on goods bought in the UK.
KARACHI -- Despite clear instructions from the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to promote the use of yuan, the share of Chinese currency for importing finished goods as well as raw material has remained negligible.
Settling all bilateral trade between China and Pakistan in yuan is not a new facility.
The local lovable Pandas living at the Taipei Zoo, Yuan Yuan and her brother Tuan Tuan will be turning 14 years old on Friday, and the Taipei Zoo decided to release a special video of the bears for the public as part of this year's celebration.
The freight rate from Qinhuangdao to Zhangjiagang in eastern China's Jiangsu province for 20,000-30,000 mt vessels stood at Yuan 37.50/mt ($5.72/mt) last Tuesday, down yuan 4.20/mt from June 12, said Qinhuangdao Port, which did not update coastal coal freight last week due to a public holiday.
Bank of China has been allowed by the State Bank of Pakistan to establish Chinese yuan settlement and clearing setup in Pakistan for payments in Chinese currency and strengthening trade relations between both countries.