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English definition of “mint”

mint

noun     /mɪnt/
[C] MONEY a place where the coins and paper money of a country are made: The U.S. Mint issued about 8.23 billion pennies last year .
[S] informal an extremely large amount of money : The whole crazy project took ten years and cost a mint.make a mint from/on/out of sth The movie studio is likely to make a mint on the film .
→ See also the Royal Mint
(Definition of mint noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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