monetize

[ mon-i-tahyz, muhn- ]
/ ˈmɒn ɪˌtaɪz, ˈmʌn- /
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verb (used with object), mon·e·tized, mon·e·tiz·ing.

to legalize as money.
to coin into money: to monetize gold.
to give the character of money to.
Economics. to convert (a debt, especially the national debt) into currency, especially by issuing government securities or notes.
Also especially British, mon·e·tise.

Origin of monetize

1875–80; < Latin monēt(a) money + -ize

Related forms

mon·e·ti·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for monetization

monetize

monetise

/ (ˈmʌnɪˌtaɪz) /

verb (tr)

to establish as the legal tender of a country
to give a legal value to (a coin)

Derived Forms

monetization or monetisation, noun
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