So, I recently created a standard ERC20 token but I need to implement "mint" and "owner" functionality. I see that in older implementations but openzeppelin no longer has contracts like "Mintable" and "Ownable". How do I implement this "mint" functionality? I do see it in ERC20.sol but not able to test it in console(truffle).

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They are still internal functions of the ERC-20 contract, see docs. So you can simply create a new contract that inherits from that one and add the mint function:

pragma solidity ^0.6.10;

import "@openzeppelin/contracts/access/Ownable.sol";
import "@openzeppelin/contracts/token/ERC20/ERC20.sol";

contract MintableToken is Ownable, ERC20 {
    constructor() public ERC20("Gold", "GLD") { }

    function mint(address account, uint256 amount) public onlyOwner {
        _mint(account, amount);

    function burn(address account, uint256 amount) public onlyOwner {
        _burn(account, amount);

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