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coin

noun [C]  us   /kɔɪn/

coin noun [C] (MONEY)

a small, flat, round piece of metal used as money, with a number showing its value and often a decorative picture: Let’s flip a coin to see who goes first. He fished about in his pockets, taking out a handful of coins.

coin

verb [T]  us   /kɔɪn/

coin verb [T] (INVENT)

to invent or be the first to use a new word or expression: Kraft coined the term "middle America" in the 1960s.
Translations of “coin”
in Arabic عُمْلة مَعْدَنِيّة…
in Korean 동전…
in Malaysian duit syiling…
in French pièce…
in Turkish madeni para…
in Italian moneta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 硬幣, 金屬貨幣, (統稱)硬幣…
in Russian монета…
in Polish moneta…
in Vietnamese đồng xu…
in Spanish moneda…
in Portuguese moeda…
in Thai เหรียญกษาปณ์…
in German die Münze…
in Catalan moneda…
in Japanese 硬貨…
in Indonesian uang logam…
in Chinese (Simplified) 硬币, 金属货币, (统称)硬币…
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