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sen

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noun \ˈsen\

Definition of sen

plural sen

  1. — see yen at money table



Origin of sen

Japanese


First Known Use: 1875

Rhymes with sen


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sen

noun

Definition of sen

plural sen

  1. — see dollar, ringgit, rupiah at money table



Origin of sen

Malay, probably from English cent


First Known Use: 1952


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sen

noun

Definition of sen

plural sen

  1. — see riel at money table



Origin of sen

Khmer sein, probably from French cent., abbreviation of centime centime


First Known Use: 1964


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sen

abbreviation

Definition of sen

  1. 1 senate; senator

  2. 2 senior




Sen

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biographical name \ˈsen\

Definition of Sen

  1. Amartya Kumar 1933–     British (Indian-born) econ.




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