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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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Contract notice: management, rehabilitation and valorization of cemeteries in the municipality of capesterre belle-eau
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A traditional restaurant was also created by the association "Kolna Tounes", which handed over the project to the association "Kolna Kesra", and also set up a project for the valorization and packaging of fig jam, as well as that the promotion of weaving products of the region by creating a label "Kusira" based on a new original design in collaboration with the Embassy of Switzerland in Tunisia.
Offering a family studies perspective on household production, this work presents original, peer-reviewed research on the valorization and compensation of household labor through relationship and property law, applying to both spouses and cohabitants.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has granted Tunisia two loans totaling AaAaAeA@1/4 38.626 million to finance the project for the valorization of irrigat perimeters and the development of agricultural value chains in Tunisia.
The main response to this process is the emergence of a localized agriculture and rurality that entails the rise of a vast number of varied types of production, valorization and market innovations.
Knowledge commercialization and valorization in regional economic development.
Summary: Eni has been awarded the Kerzak exploration license, in southwest Algeria, following an international bid round launched by the Algerian National Agency for the Valorization of Hydrocarbon Resources (ALNAFT).
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.
Safe Valorization of Deinking Residues as an Alternative to Compacted Soils in Cover Systems, Claude Audet, Cascades Inc.
Second International Social Role Valorization Conference to be Held in Boston