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tr.v. val·or·ized, val·or·iz·ing, val·or·iz·es
1. To establish and maintain the price of (a commodity) by governmental action.
2. To give or assign a value to, especially a higher value: "The prophets valorized history" (Mircea Eliade).

[Portuguese valorizar, from valor, value, from Late Latin; see valor.]

val′or·i·za′tion (-ər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.


n. valorización, evaluación.
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Objective: US4GREENCHEM aims to design a biorefinery concept for the complete valorization of lignocellulosic biomass that is energy- and cost- efficient and based solely on green technologies.
This year, LVMH is focusing on the preservation and valorization of resources and recycling which are key drivers of the environmental performance.
The topics include the valorization of agricultural by-products in poly(lactic acid) to develop biocomposites, hemp and hemp-based composites, bast fiber composites for structural engineering applications, a weathering study of biofiber-based green composites, potential biomedical applications of renewable nanocellulose, and vegetable oils for green composites.
9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rabobank has published a new report looking at waste valorization in the food, agriculture and agribusiness (F&A) industry, notably how F&A companies are increasingly focusing on ways to generate value from waste.
That is going to result in fiercer competition and growth in the business sector, creation of new jobs and higher valorization of the researchers' labor and know-how.
Algerie Presse Service said the National Agency for the Valorization of Hydrocarbon Resources had granted one block to Spain's Cepsa and another to Algeria's state oil company Sonatrach.
Sinclair, a social worker who consults in palliative care and disability sectors in Melbourne, Australia, uses social role valorization theory (and is the first to do so) to discuss how palliative care should be deinstitutionalized.
BRAZIL -- A recent study by the Sao Paulo Financial journal, Gazeta Mercantil, reported that the recent valorization in world coffee prices has stimulated an increase in new plantings in Brazil especially in areas favorable to Arabica production.
It is somehow related to the city's lead role in the creation of Renaissance humanism and art; indeed, humanist educational theory and the Florentine valorization of youth, as Taddei argues, are linked.
Similarly, when she discusses "protest" or "proletariat" elements of Fauset's works (it is never clear why these two terms are conflated), she states that Plum Bun "exemplifies the proletarian strain through the valorization of the folk as the center of black art as well as Angela's admission of her black heritage to protest discrimination against Miss Powell.
For the critic or historian, all interpretations are ipso facto judgments as well, since they always entail a valorization of one artist at the expense of another.
Safe Valorization of Deinking Residues as an Alternative to Compacted Soils in Cover Systems, Claude Audet, Cascades Inc.