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coinage

Pronunciation: /ˈkɔɪnɪdʒ/

Translation of coinage in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable 1.1 (coins) monedas (feminine plural); (system) sistema (masculine) monetario
    Example sentences
    • He also attempted to fine tune the money supply with mintage of new gold coinage and adulterated silver coins.
    • Best known as the maker of the state's first coinage, issuing shillings, sixpence, and threepence silver coins in 1783, Chalmers's marked domestic silver is exceedingly rare.
    • His monetary analysis is hopelessly contaminated by the attempt to explain the variations in the relative value of the copper, silver and gold coinage by a political sociology.
    Example sentences
    • In c.973 Eadgar designed a new coinage of pennies, which was regularly renewed and remained the basis of the English currency until long after the Conquest.
    • A new coinage, based on the denarius, was introduced in 211.
    • In 1867 Paris convened an international monetary conference that voted unanimously in favor of a universal coinage building on the LMU-franc system.
    1.2 (act of minting) acuñación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Nevertheless, by the eighth century, royal control of coinage is clear.
    • Strong points or burghs were constructed; control of coinage established; a navy created, and the kingdom divided up into shires and hundreds.
    • Though Norman dukes controlled the coinage in their domain, no new coins had been minted since the time of William's grandfather.
  • 2 2.1 countable/numerable (invented word, phrase) palabra (feminine)( or frase (feminine) etc) de nuevo cuño 2.2 uncountable/no numerable (act of inventing word) acuñación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • His learned coinage of the phrase fides levata - a convincing but altogether fictional Latin term - would contribute to the overwhelming success of Panofsky's account.
    • Gould has written many times about his coinage of the term ‘symphonette.’
    • Not only is the phrase versus populum of very late coinage; it does not mean what its champions claim it does.
    Example sentences
    • Although they could tell me factual things about their lives, their language was peppered with new, idiosyncratic word coinages, peculiar misusages of phrases and illogical connection between ideas.
    • Over-governed is a recent coinage, normally referring in Britain to regional assemblies or Europe.
    • Robot is a word that is both a coinage by an individual person and a borrowing.

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