Definition of demonetize
1 : to stop using (a metal) as a monetary standard
2 : to deprive of value for official payment
demonetizationplay \(ˌ)dē-ˌmä-nə-tə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌmə-\ noun
Recent Examples of demonetize from the Web
Since YouTube changed its user and advertising guidelines, many YouTube creators have said their ad revenue has dropped dramatically due to videos being demonetized, made worse by YouTube's lack of communication with creators.
Analysts disagreed with Jaitley on the impact of demonetizing 86 percent of India’s cash supply.
You guys were the experts at demonetizing whole sectors of the industry to protect the OS.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'demonetize'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up demonetize? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).