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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.


(ˈvæləˌraɪz) or


(Economics) (tr) to fix and maintain an artificial price for (a commodity) by governmental action
[C20: back formation from valorization; see valour]
ˌvaloriˈzation, ˌvaloriˈsation n


(ˈvæl əˌraɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to maintain the value or price of (a commodity), esp. by subsidies or the government's purchase at a fixed price.
[1905–10; < Late Latin valor worth (see valor) + -ize]


Past participle: valorized
Gerund: valorizing

I valorize
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we valorize
you valorize
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I valorized
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we valorized
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Present Continuous
I am valorizing
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we are valorizing
you are valorizing
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Present Perfect
I have valorized
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Past Continuous
I was valorizing
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he/she/it was valorizing
we were valorizing
you were valorizing
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Past Perfect
I had valorized
you had valorized
he/she/it had valorized
we had valorized
you had valorized
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I will valorize
you will valorize
he/she/it will valorize
we will valorize
you will valorize
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Future Perfect
I will have valorized
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Future Continuous
I will be valorizing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been valorizing
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we have been valorizing
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been valorizing
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we will have been valorizing
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been valorizing
you had been valorizing
he/she/it had been valorizing
we had been valorizing
you had been valorizing
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I would valorize
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Past Conditional
I would have valorized
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