sen

noun (1)
\ ˈsen How to pronounce sen (audio) \
plural sen

Definition of sen

 (Entry 1 of 5)

a traditional monetary subunit of the yen — see yen at Money Table

sen

noun (2)
plural sen

Definition of sen (Entry 2 of 5)

a monetary subunit of the dollar (Brunei), ringgit, and rupiah — see dollar, ringgit, rupiah at Money Table

sen

noun (3)
plural sen

Definition of sen (Entry 3 of 5)

a monetary subunit of the riel — see riel at Money Table

Definition of sen (Entry 4 of 5)

1 senate; senator
2 senior

Sen

biographical name
\ ˈsen How to pronounce Sen (audio) \

Definition of Sen (Entry 5 of 5)

Amartya Kumar 1933–     British (Indian-born) economist

First Known Use of sen

Noun (1)

1875, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1952, in the meaning defined above

Noun (3)

1964, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sen

Noun (1)

Japanese

Noun (2)

Malay, probably from English cent

Noun (3)

Khmer sein, probably from French century, abbreviation of centime centime

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“Sen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sen. Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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senate, senator

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