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English definition of “coinage”

coinage

noun [C or U] (NEW WORD)    /ˈkɔɪ.nɪdʒ/
(the inventing of) a new word or phrase in a language: The expression 'boy band' is a 1990s coinage.Terminology and vocabulary
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