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abbreviation 
  1. COunter INsurgency (military)

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noun 
  1. (context, currency) A piece of currency, usually metallic and in the shape of a disc, but sometimes polygonal, or with a hole in the middle.
    • 1883: w:Robert Louis Stevenson, Robert Louis Stevenson, w:Treasure Island, Treasure Island
    • : ...the coins were of all countries and sizes - doubloons, and louis d'ors, and guineas, and pieces of eight...
      1. A token used in a special establishment like a casino (also called a chip).
      2. One of the suits of minor arcana in tarot, or a card of that suit.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: munt , muntstuk , geldstuk
  • French: monnaie , pièce
  • German: Chip
  • Italian: moneta
  • Spanish: moneda
verb 
  1. to create coins.
  2. to make up or invent, and establish
Over the last century the advance in science has led to many new words being coined.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: verzinnen, smeden
  • French: inventer
  • German: prí¤gen
  • Italian: coniare
  • Spanish: acuí±ar
Etymology: From coigne "wedge, cornerstone, die for stamping," from cuneus "wedge." English quoin means "cornerstone."


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