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remonetize

[ ree-mon-i-tahyz, -muhn- ]
/ riˈmɒn ɪˌtaɪz, -ˈmʌn- /
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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 .

Origin of remonetize

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80; re- + monetize
re·mon·e·ti·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for remonetize

remonetize

remonetise

/ (riːˈmʌnɪˌtaɪz) /

verb

(tr) to reinstate as legal tenderto remonetize silver
remonetization or remonetisation, noun
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