Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A sum formerly levied to pay the expense of coinage; seigniorage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A sum formerly levied to pay the expense of coinage; -- now called seigniorage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A percentage levied to pay for the cost of coining money. See seigniorage.

Etymologies

French (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The Congolese government has given forces under renegade Tutsi general Laurent Nkunda until Monday to disarm and either join the army under a reintegration process known as "brassage", or return to civilian life.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • This very public mixing of two former adversaries is called "brassage" here in Congo.

    Mercy Corps

  • "brassage" process - reintegration of ex-combatants into the national army - "immediately and without conditions."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Le brassage des euros montre bien que les contacts avec l'étranger, de façon directe ou indirecte via des réseaux, sont plutôt le fait des élites sociales dans les régions éloignées des frontières tandis qu'ils concernent l'ensemble de la population, et plus spécialement les catégories populaires, dans les régions frontalières.

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  • The two sides also settled on a document establishing the ground rules for substantive discussions, slated to start later this month, and stating the desired outcome of the dialogue should incorporate the January 2008 Goma agreement, which included a commitment by rebels to withdraw their troops and to either disarm or join the brassage process, whereby ex-combatants from armed groups are retrained to form part of FARDC.

    AllAfrica News: Latest

  • Actes d'Engagement de Goma by which CNDP and other armed groups in North and South Kivu had undertaken to observe a complete and immediate ceasefire, to begin the withdrawal of their forces with a view to their brassage or their disarmament, demobilization and reintegration, and to abide strictly by the rules of international humanitarian and human rights law.

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