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monetize

[ mon-i-tahyz, muhn- ]
/ 藞m蓲n 瑟藢ta瑟z, 藞m蕦n- /
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verb (used with object), mon路e路tized, mon路e路tiz路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.
to make a profit or derive income from: Lots of people download the game, but the start-up hasn鈥檛 been able to monetize the add-on features.
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Also especially British, mon路e路tise .

Origin of monetize

First recorded in 1875鈥80; from Latin mon膿t(a) money + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM monetize

mon路e路ti路za路tion [mon-i-tahy-zey-shuhn, muhn-] /藢m蓲n 瑟 ta瑟藞ze瑟 蕛蓹n, 藢m蕦n-/ especially British, mon路e路ti路sa路tion, noun
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How to use monetize in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for monetize

monetize

monetise

/ (藞m蕦n瑟藢ta瑟z) /

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

Derived forms of monetize

monetization or monetisation, noun
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