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coin

verb [T]
 
 
/kɔɪn/
to be the first person who uses a new word or phrase: The Czech playwright, Capek, coined the word 'robot'.Inventing, designing and innovationCreating and producingSentences and expressions
to coin a phrase something you say before using a common expression: Still, to coin a phrase, there is light at the end of the tunnel.Sentences and expressions
(Definition of coin verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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