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coinage

noun uk   us   /ˈkɔɪ.nɪdʒ/

coinage noun (MONEY)

[U] a set of coins of different values used in a country's money system: decimal coinage

coinage noun (NEW WORD)

[C or U] (the inventing of) a new word or phrase in a language: The expression "boy band" is a 1990s coinage.
Translations of “coinage”
in Chinese (Traditional) 錢, 貨幣系統,貨幣制度…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钱, 货币系统,货币制度…
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