devaluation


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de·val·ue

 (dē-văl′yo͞o) also de·val·u·ate (-văl′yo͞o-āt′)
v. de·val·ued, de·val·u·ing, de·val·ues also de·valu·at·ed or de·val·u·at·ing or de·val·u·ates
v.tr.
1. To lessen or cancel the value of.
2. To lower the exchange value of (a currency) by lowering its gold equivalency.
v.intr.
To lower the exchange value of a currency by lowering its gold equivalency.

de·val′u·a′tion n.

devaluation

(diːˌvæljuːˈeɪʃən)
n
1. (Economics) a decrease in the exchange value of a currency against gold or other currencies, brought about by a government. Compare depreciation4
2. a reduction in value, status, importance, etc

de•val•u•a•tion

(diˌvæl yuˈeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. an official lowering of the exchange value of a country's currency relative to gold or other currencies.
2. a reduction of a value, status, etc.
[1910–15]

devaluation

Reducing the value of a currency against other currencies.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.devaluation - an official lowering of a nation's currency; a decrease in the value of a country's currency relative to that of foreign countries
regulating, regulation - the act of controlling or directing according to rule; "fiscal regulations are in the hands of politicians"
2.devaluation - the reduction of something's value or worth
reduction, step-down, diminution, decrease - the act of decreasing or reducing something
evisceration - altering something (as a legislative act or a statement) in such a manner as to reduce its value; "the adoption of their amendments would have amounted to an evisceration of the act"

devaluation

noun
A lowering in price or value:
Translations
تَخْفِيضُ قِيمَةِ العُمْلَةتَخْفيض قيمَة النَّقْد
devalvace
devalueringnedskrivning
devalvaatio
devalvacija
leértékelés
gengisfelling
平価切下げ
평가절하
devalvácia
devalvering
การลดค่าเงิน
devalüasyondeğerini düşürme
sự mất giá

devaluation

[ˌdɪvæljʊˈeɪʃən] N (Fin) → devaluación f; [of person] → subvaloración f

devaluation

[ˌdiːvæljuˈeɪʃən] n [currency] → dévaluation f

devaluation

nAbwertung f

devaluation

[ˌdɪvæljʊˈeɪʃn] n (Fin) → svalutazione f

devalue

(diːˈvӕljuː) verb
to reduce the value of (especially a currency). The government devalued the dollar.
ˌdevaluˈation (diːvӕl-) noun
the act of devaluing.

devaluation

تَخْفِيضُ قِيمَةِ العُمْلَة devalvace devaluering Entwertung υποτίμηση devaluación devalvaatio dévaluation devalvacija svalutazione 平価切下げ 평가절하 waardevermindering devaluering dewaluacja desvalorização девальвация devalvering การลดค่าเงิน devalüasyon sự mất giá 贬值
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