remonetize

[ree-mon-i-tahyz, -muhn-]
verb (used with object), re·mon·e·tized, re·mon·e·tiz·ing.
  1. to restore to use as legal tender: to remonetize silver.
Also especially British, re·mon·e·tise.

Origin of remonetize

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80; re- + monetize
Related formsre·mon·e·ti·za·tion, noun
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remonetize

remonetise

verb
  1. (tr) to reinstate as legal tenderto remonetize silver
Derived Formsremonetization or remonetisation, noun
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