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devalue

[ dee-val-yoo ]
/ di藞v忙l yu /
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verb (used with object), de路val路ued, de路val路u路ing.
to deprive of value; reduce the value of.
to fix a lower value on (a currency).
verb (used without object), de路val路ued, de路val路u路ing.
to undergo devaluation: The currency has devalued at a rapid rate.
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Also devaluate.

Origin of devalue

First recorded in 1915鈥20; de- + value
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British Dictionary definitions for devalue

devalue

devaluate (di藧藞v忙lju藧藢e瑟t)

/ (di藧藞v忙lju藧) /

verb -values, -valuing, -valued, -valuates, -valuating or -valuated
to reduce (a currency) or (of a currency) be reduced in exchange value
(tr) to reduce the value or worth of (something)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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