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English definition of “coin”

coin

noun     /kɔɪn/
B1 [C] a small round piece of metal, usually silver or copper coloured, that is used as money: a 10p/ten pence coin a pound coin a ten-cent coin gold coins I asked for £10 in 20p coins. That machine doesn't take 50p coins.Forms of money and methods of payment [U] money in the form of metal coinsForms of money and methods of paymentGeneral words for amounts of moneyLarge amounts of moneySmall amounts of money
(Definition of coin noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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