[ dih-beys-muhnt ]
/ dɪˈbeɪs mənt /
the act of reducing the quality or value of something:The moment any paper currency is firmly linked back to gold, the debasement of paper money stops.
the fact or state of being lowered in dignity, character, or importance:Rich and greedy, he chose debasement, disgrace, and dishonorable practices in order to get even richer.
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