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Definition of coinage noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[uncountable] the coins used in a particular place or at a particular time; coins of a particular type Roman coinage gold/silver/bronze coinage
  2. 2[uncountable] the system of money used in a particular country
  3. 3[countable, uncountable] a word or phrase that has been invented recently; the process of inventing a word or phrase new coinages
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: coinage