Coinage

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English

Etymology

From coin.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈkɔɪnɪdʒ/, SAMPA: /"kOInIdZ/

Noun

Coinage (countable and uncountable; plural Coinages)
  1. The process of coining money.
  2. (uncountable) Coins taken collectively; currency.
  3. (uncountable) The creation of new words, neologizing.
  4. (countable) Something which has been made or invented, especially a coined word.

Thesaurus

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