Meaning of “coinage” in the English Dictionary

"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 /ˈkɔɪnɪdʒ/ us

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)