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"coinage" in British English

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coinagenoun

uk   /ˈkɔɪ.nɪdʒ/  us   /ˈkɔɪ.nɪdʒ/
  • 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.
(Definition of coinage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"coinage" in American English

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coinagenoun [U]

 /ˈkɔɪ·nɪdʒ/
politics & government money made of coins
politics & government Coinage is also a system or type of money used in a country.
(Definition of coinage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"coinage" in Business English

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coinagenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈkɔɪnɪdʒ/
MONEY a set of coins of different values used in a country's money system: Only when their local coinage disappears will they develop a euro mindset.
(Definition of coinage from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “coinage”
in Chinese (Simplified) 钱, 货币系统,货币制度…
in Chinese (Traditional) 錢, 貨幣系統,貨幣制度…
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