devaluate devaluate  /dɪ ˈvæl ju ˌeɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) remove the value from; deprive of its value
  2. (v) lose in value

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. When governments begin to welsh, devaluate and expropriate, capital flees.
  2. This proposes to devaluate all the world's currencies between 20 and 33%.
  3. Under his new currency powers the President was already free to flex that ratio 50% and thus devaluate the dollar.

Quotes

  • "I can understand some countries' moves to raise exports. But what I cannot understand is that they devaluate their own currencies while pushing for the appreciation of other currencies," Wen said, calling it protectionism.
    on Mar 14, 2010 By: Wen Jiabao Source: Hindustan Times

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