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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.

devalue

(diːˈvæljuː) or

devaluate

vb, -values, -valuing, -valued, -valuates, -valuating or -valuated
1. (Economics) to reduce (a currency) or (of a currency) be reduced in exchange value
2. (tr) to reduce the value or worth of (something)

de•val•ue

(diˈvæl yu)

v. -val•ued, -val•u•ing. v.t.
1. to set a lower exchange value on (a currency).
2. to divest of value.
v.i.
3. to undergo devaluation.
[1915–20]

devalue


Past participle: devalued
Gerund: devaluing

Imperative
devalue
devalue
Present
I devalue
you devalue
he/she/it devalues
we devalue
you devalue
they devalue
Preterite
I devalued
you devalued
he/she/it devalued
we devalued
you devalued
they devalued
Present Continuous
I am devaluing
you are devaluing
he/she/it is devaluing
we are devaluing
you are devaluing
they are devaluing
Present Perfect
I have devalued
you have devalued
he/she/it has devalued
we have devalued
you have devalued
they have devalued
Past Continuous
I was devaluing
you were devaluing
he/she/it was devaluing
we were devaluing
you were devaluing
they were devaluing
Past Perfect
I had devalued
you had devalued
he/she/it had devalued
we had devalued
you had devalued
they had devalued
Future
I will devalue
you will devalue
he/she/it will devalue
we will devalue
you will devalue
they will devalue
Future Perfect
I will have devalued
you will have devalued
he/she/it will have devalued
we will have devalued
you will have devalued
they will have devalued
Future Continuous
I will be devaluing
you will be devaluing
he/she/it will be devaluing
we will be devaluing
you will be devaluing
they will be devaluing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been devaluing
you have been devaluing
he/she/it has been devaluing
we have been devaluing
you have been devaluing
they have been devaluing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been devaluing
you will have been devaluing
he/she/it will have been devaluing
we will have been devaluing
you will have been devaluing
they will have been devaluing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been devaluing
you had been devaluing
he/she/it had been devaluing
we had been devaluing
you had been devaluing
they had been devaluing
Conditional
I would devalue
you would devalue
he/she/it would devalue
we would devalue
you would devalue
they would devalue
Past Conditional
I would have devalued
you would have devalued
he/she/it would have devalued
we would have devalued
you would have devalued
they would have devalued
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.devalue - remove the value from; deprive of its value
cheapen, degrade - lower the grade of something; reduce its worth
demonetise, demonetize - deprive of value for payment; "demonetize a coin"
2.devalue - lower the value or quality of; "The tear devalues the painting"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
depreciate - lower the value of something; "The Fed depreciated the dollar once again"
alloy, debase - lower in value by increasing the base-metal content
lour, lower - set lower; "lower a rating"; "lower expectations"
3.devalue - lose in valuedevalue - lose in value; "The dollar depreciated again"
decrease, diminish, lessen, fall - decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"
depreciate - lower the value of something; "The Fed depreciated the dollar once again"

devalue

devalue

verb
To become or make less in price or value:
Translations
يُخَفِّضُ قيمة النَّقْد
devalvovat
devalueringnedskrivning
leértékel
fella eîa lækka gengi
devalvacijadevalvuotinuvertinimasnuvertinti
devalvēt, mazināt vērtību
devalvovať
değerini düşürmekdevalüe etmek

devalue

[ˈdiːˈvæljuː] VT (Fin) → devaluar; [+ person] → subvalorar, subestimar

devalue

[ˌdiːˈvæljuː] vt
[+ person, achievement] → dévaluer
[+ currency] → dévaluer

devalue

vtabwerten

devalue

[ˈdiːˈvæljuː] vt (Fin) → svalutare

devalue

(diːˈvӕljuː) verb
to reduce the value of (especially a currency). The government devalued the dollar.
ˌdevaluˈation (diːvӕl-) noun
the act of devaluing.
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Some economists, including those at Capital Economics, had expected the yuan to devalue further to 7.3 per US dollar by the end of the year.
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He said the government was concerned with hike in inflation but to bring the country's economy out of default like situation, it had to make adjustments in energy prices and devalue its currency.
The Financial Times in its issue of our painful experience, we sought to secure from the list of countries which, according to it, were certain to devalue. And if memory serves, of all the countries, listed on its front page, it was Nigeria alone which falsified that paper's forecast.
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The government had apparently accepted one of the conditions of International Monetary Fund to devalue its currency.
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USA boss David Sarachan says England should be "applauded" for honouring Wayne Rooney and insists it does not devalue the Wembley friendly.
One market analyst said it looked like the central bank was "prepared" to devalue and suggested the exchange rate around 128 is "here to stay for now".
'People have developed a mindset that whenever government officials attend IMF meeting they devalue the rupee.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) previously appreciated SBP's decision to devalue money to curb imports.
He said the demand of the exporters to devalue the currency to boost exports is based on unfounded assumptions at it gives a temporary relief but it inflicts heavy losses to the economy which is already fragile.