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coin

 
 
pronunciation:
koIn
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a piece of metal money that is small, flat, and round.
Pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters are all coins.
 
similar words:
piece
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: coins, coining, coined
definition 1: to make money by stamping metal.
They coin thousands of pennies every week.
definition 2: to invent or make up.
People coined the word "smog" by combining the words "smoke" and "fog."
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