Definition of 'coin'
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They will guess maybe one or two coins. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Always seeing both sides of the coin? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then the news comes through - and what remains are a very small number of coins. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What makes a coin collectible? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Inside were some gold coins. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet you don't need to buy rare, old coins to make money. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As time passed these coins went back into bags and boxes and were forgotten about until I rediscovered them after my grandad passed away. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is the other side of the coin and one which, for politically correct reasons, it is more difficult to address. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A CHURCH thief was caught after being seen shoving notes and coins from the collection down the front of his pants. The Sun (2016)Or are you always finding coins down the back of the sofa? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Now the first stash of gold coins is expected to be brought to the surface within weeks. The Sun (2007)It can be as realistic as you like with price tags and money from a coin jar. The Sun (2010)He made the coins but did not make a mint. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Reality is to be found in acknowledging that a coin has two sides. Growing Through Loss and Grief (1994)More than a quarter of a million dollars was spent on a rare coin collection. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But there was a chronic shortage of small coins. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And who else coined so many phrases? The Sun (2016)This was the bright side of the coin called property. MEASURING AMERICA (2002)Keeping a pile of gold coins by your bed can increase your wealth. The Sun (2006)At first the divers thought the coins were toy money. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Only two other coins of its kind are in existence. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They are two sides of the coin. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He coined a phrase which continues to epitomise the theological way in which to understand the fact of an evolutionary world. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And it is mostly small coins. The Sun (2013)It took just minutes at a time to make 12 coins which were then sprayed gold. The Sun (2012)I have read there was a time when people exchanged leather tokens, for want of metal coins. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Now they wanted the solidity, the reassurance, of metal coins. A VERY ENGLISH DECEIT: The Secret History of the South Sea Bubble and the First Great Financial Scandal (2002)Little tokens of frozen value, worthless pieces of coin, become sources of identity. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Each week they removed all loose coins and currency (not in offering envelopes) and split it between them. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'coin'
British English: coin /kɔɪn/ NOUN
A coin is a small piece of metal used as money.
...a few loose coins.
- American English: coin
- Arabic: عُمْلَة مَعْدِنِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: moeda
- Chinese: 硬币
- Croatian: kovanica
- Czech: mince
- Danish: mønt
- Dutch: muntstuk
- European Spanish: moneda pieza
- Finnish: kolikko
- French: pièce argent
- German: Münze
- Greek: νόμισμα
- Italian: moneta
- Japanese: 硬貨
- Korean: 동전
- Norwegian: mynt
- Polish: moneta
- European Portuguese: moeda
- Romanian: monedă
- Russian: монета
- Spanish: moneda
- Swedish: mynt
- Thai: เหรียญ
- Turkish: madeni para
- Ukrainian: монета
- Vietnamese: tiền xu
British English: coin VERB
If you coin a word or a phrase, you are the first person to say it.
He coined the term 'virtual reality' and pioneered its early development.
Definition of coin from the Collins English Dictionary
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