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remonetize

[ ree-mon-i-tahyz, -muhn- ]
/ ri藞m蓲n 瑟藢ta瑟z, -藞m蕦n- /
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verb (used with object), re路mon路e路tized, re路mon路e路tiz路ing.
to restore to use as legal tender: to remonetize silver.
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Also especially British, re路mon路e路tise .

Origin of remonetize

An Americanism dating back to 1875鈥80; re- + monetize

OTHER WORDS FROM remonetize

re路mon路e路ti路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for remonetize

remonetize

remonetise

/ (ri藧藞m蕦n瑟藢ta瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to reinstate as legal tenderto remonetize silver

Derived forms of remonetize

remonetization or remonetisation, noun
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