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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 It was superseded by the Ming dynasty.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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References in classic literature ?
" " ^ ^ " Ch`u Yuan Meng Hao-jan Ts`en-Ts`an Po Chu-i
The inflow of foreign currencies would heat up the Chinese economy, with increasing pressure to print additional yuans and circulate them in the economy.
When there is a high inflow of US dollars into the Chinese economy, the PBOC needs to print additional yuans, which will drive inflation upwards and dilute its value - enhancing the export position but worsening the debt scenario.
In early August, an official from Japan's Ministry of Finance reportedly stated that China should revamp its pegging of the yuan at roughly 8.28 yuans to the dollar as a pre-condition to joining the Group of Seven (G7) industrialized nations.
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.
If this were not yuan, how else would I be able to explain such an encounter with these people?
IN A LETTER TO HIS FRIEND Bo Juyi [CHINESE CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] in 815, the poet Yuan Zhen [CHINESE CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] described a collection of "over eight hundred" of his own poems that he had presented to an official visiting his area a few years earlier, in 812.
Chinese exporters and China's battered economy stand to gain an advantage, albeit temporary, with the People's Bank of China (PBOC) setting the daily midpoint for the yuan or renminbi at RMB7.0039 to $1.00 on Thursday, the weakest level since April 21, 2008.