[ ree-mon-i-tahyz, -muhn- ]
/ riˈmɒn ɪˌtaɪz, -ˈmʌn- /
verb (used with object), re·mon·e·tized, re·mon·e·tiz·ing.
to restore to use as legal tender: to remonetize silver.
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Also especially British, re·mon·e·tise .
OTHER WORDS FROM remonetizere·mon·e·ti·za·tion, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for remonetize
But our line of policy in a joint movement with other nations to remonetize is very simple and very direct.
British Dictionary definitions for remonetize
/ (riːˈmʌnɪˌtaɪz) /
(tr) to reinstate as legal tenderto remonetize silver
Derived forms of remonetizeremonetization or remonetisation, noun
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