decimalization

noun
dec·​i·​mal·​i·​za·​tion | \ ˌde-sə-mə-lə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce decimalization (audio) \

Definition of decimalization

: conversion (as of a currency) to a decimal system

Other Words from decimalization

decimalize \ ˈde-​sə-​mə-​ˌlīz How to pronounce decimalize (audio) \ transitive verb

First Known Use of decimalization

1855, in the meaning defined above

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“Decimalization.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/decimalization. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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