[ val-uh-rahyz ]
/ ˈvæl əˌraɪz /
verb (used with object), val·or·ized, val·or·iz·ing.
to provide for the maintaining of the value or price of (a commercial commodity) by a government's purchasing the commodity at the fixed price or by its making special loans to the producers.
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Also especially British, val·or·ise .
OTHER WORDS FROM valorizeval·or·i·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for valorize
/ (ˈvæləˌraɪz) /
(tr) to fix and maintain an artificial price for (a commodity) by governmental action
Derived forms of valorizevalorization or valorisation, noun
Word Origin for valorize
C20: back formation from valorization; see valour
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