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Meaning of “coin” - Learner’s Dictionary

coin

noun     /kɔɪn/
B1 [C] a flat, usually round, piece of metal used as money: a pound coinForms of money and methods of payment
toss a coin
to throw a coin into the air so that it turns over several times, and see which side it lands on, often in order to make a decisionDecisions and decidingGambling and bookmakingTaking risks
Translations of “coin”
in Arabic عُمْلة مَعْدَنِيّة…
in Korean 동전…
in Malaysian duit syiling…
in French pièce…
in Turkish madeni para…
in Italian moneta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 硬幣, 金屬貨幣, (統稱)硬幣…
in Russian монета…
in Polish moneta…
in Vietnamese đồng xu…
in Spanish moneda…
in Portuguese moeda…
in Thai เหรียญกษาปณ์…
in German die Münze…
in Catalan moneda…
in Japanese 硬貨…
in Indonesian uang logam…
in Chinese (Simplified) 硬币, 金属货币, (统称)硬币…
(Definition of coin noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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