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  • n  a yearning for something or to do something
  • n  the basic unit of money in Japan; equal to 100 sen
  • v  have a desire for something or someone who is not present

  • Ultra-low interest rates mean the greenback is replacing the yen as favorite.
  • Malaysian passenger Hoh Kim-keong, 36, and his wife Lai Chew-yen, 39, were on their way to Los Angeles for a wedding and were seated in the back of the plane.
  • When the yen is strong, as it is today, the Bank of Japan tries to weaken it.
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  • Peer Steinbrueck in Reuters
    Gulf Arabs are planning -- along with China, Russia, Japan and France -- to end dollar dealings for oil, moving instead to a basket of currencies including the Japanese yen and Chinese yuan, the euro, gold and a new, unified currency planned for... Robert Fisk Daily News & Analysis Oct 6, 2009 111835 146726 yen It does not mean that the dollar will lose its function as a reserve currency, but it will be supplemented by the yen, the euro, which is already the second biggest reserve currency, and also by the yuan," Steinbrueck said. "Over the next 10...
  • Takeo Fukui in Bismarck Tribune
    The 200,000 yen difference is a must,said Fukui.

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