sen

1
[ sen ]
/ sɛn /

noun, plural sen.

a money of account of Japan, the 100th part of a yen, now used only in certain quotations, as on foreign exchange.

Origin of sen

1
1795–1805; < Japanese < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese qián; cf. chon

Definition for sen (2 of 4)

sen2
[ sen ]
/ sɛn /

noun, plural sen.

a money of account of Cambodia, the 100th part of a riel.

Origin of sen

2
< Khmer sein, probably Khmer pronunciation of the French abbreviation cent., for centime centime, on Cambodian coins

Definition for sen (3 of 4)

sen3
[ sen ]
/ sɛn /

noun, plural sen.

an aluminum coin and monetary unit of Indonesia, the 100th part of a rupiah.
a bronze, cupronickel, or copper-clad coin and monetary unit of Malaysia, the 100th part of a ringgit.

Origin of sen

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1950–55; < Malay < English cent

Definition for sen (4 of 4)

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British Dictionary definitions for sen (1 of 3)

sen
/ (sɛn) /

noun plural sen

a monetary unit of Brunei, worth one hundredth of a dollar, Cambodia, worth one hundredth of a riel, Indonesia, worth one hundredth of a rupiah, Malaysia, worth one hundredth of a ringgit, and formerly of Japan (where it is still used as a unit of account)

Word Origin for sen

C19: ultimately from Chinese ch'ien coin

British Dictionary definitions for sen (2 of 3)

SEN

abbreviation for (in Britain)

(formerly) State Enrolled Nurse

British Dictionary definitions for sen (3 of 3)

Sen.

sen.


abbreviation for

senator
senior
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