Definitions

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  • n. The official currency of the People's Republic of China

Etymologies

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From Mandarin 人民币 (rénmínbì)

Examples

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  • The Chinese currency: unusual in that (like 'sterling') it names the currency itself but not (strictly) the principal unit, which is the yuan (colloquially kuai).

    (A sentence with three sets of brackets in it must need repair, but that sounds like hard work.)

    August 19, 2008