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chon

[ chuhn ]
/ tʃʌn /
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noun, plural chon.
Also jun [chuhn] /tʃʌn/ . a monetary unit of North Korea, the hundredth part of a won.
Also jeon [chuhn] /tʃʌn/ . a monetary unit of South Korea, the hundredth part of a won.
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Origin of chon

From Korean chŏn, from Chinese; akin to Chinese qián; cf. sen1
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British Dictionary definitions for chon

chon
/ (tʃəʊn) /

noun plural chon
a North and South Korean monetary unit worth one hundredth of a won
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