transitive verb de·valorize \(ˈ)dē+\

Definition of devalorize


  1. :  to diminish the value of :  devalue

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Origin and Etymology of devalorize

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 — more at valor

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to cast off or become cast off

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