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English definition of “mint”


noun [C] (COIN FACTORY)   /mɪnt/
a place where the new coins and paper money of a country are made infml A mint is also a very large amount of money : The new roof cost us a mint. mint    /mɪnt/ adjective [not gradable]
(Definition of mint noun (COIN FACTORY) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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