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coinage

coin·age

coinage

 
pronunciation:
koI nihj
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act, process, or authority of making coins.
definition 2: coins considered collectively.
definition 3: the system of metal money used by a government or nation.
similar words:
money
definition 4: an invented word or expression, or the process of inventing it.
Most computer terms are of recent coinage.
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