devalued devalued  /dɪ ˈvæ ˌljud/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) lowered in value

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But that opens the Land of Thunder's many delights to the American budget traveler once, of course, you mortgage your devalued home for a plane ticket.
  2. Opened China's door, devalued dollar, quelled antiwar protest.
  3. The faltering institutions will see their shares devalued and will be likely to be taken over by stronger institutions as has already started happening.

News

  • German Parliament Tells Government To Strictly Limit Patents On Software

    jrepin writes "On Friday the 7th of June the German Parliament decided upon a joint motion to limit software patents. The Parliament urges the German Government to take steps to limit the granting of patents on computer programs (PDF, German; English translation). Software should exclusively be covered by copyright, and the rights of the copyright holders should not be devalued by third parties ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Slashdot

Quotes

  1. Osborne said: "Sterling has devalued rapidly against the euro and the dollar. We are in danger, if the government is not careful, of having a proper sterling collapse, a run on the pound. The danger of a run on the pound is that it pushes up...
    on Nov 14, 2008 By: George Osborne Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "The important thing is that Test cricket gets the attention it deserves," Strauss said. "That means that people prepare themselves properly. You don't want Test cricket to be devalued in any shape or form. Certainly we wouldn't want our...
    on May 5, 2009 By: Andrew Strauss Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. According to an internal report obtained by the Sunday Telegraph, Sir Richard said troops felt "devalued, angry and suffering from Iraq fatigue".
    on Nov 18, 2007 By: Sir Richard Dannatt Source: BBC News

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