devalorize

transitive verb

de·​valorize
(ˈ)dē+
-ed/-ing/-s
: to diminish the value of : devalue

Word History

Etymology

French dévaloriser, from dé- de- (from Old French des-) + valor- (alteration—influenced by Medieval Latin valor —of valeur value, from Medieval Latin valor) + -iser -ize

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“Devalorize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/devalorize. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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