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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
1. To lessen or cancel the value of.
2. To lower the exchange value of (a currency) by lowering its gold equivalency.
To lower the exchange value of a currency by lowering its gold equivalency.
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having a reduced value or worth
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|Adj.||1.||devalued - lowered in value; "the dollar is low"; "a debased currency"|
low - less than normal in degree or intensity or amount; "low prices"; "the reservoir is low"
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