devaluate

verb
de·​val·​u·​ate | \ (ˌ)dē-ˈval-yə-ˌwāt How to pronounce devaluate (audio) , -yü-ˌāt \
devaluated; devaluating; devaluates

Definition of devaluate

Examples of devaluate in a Sentence

plans to devaluate the peso
Recent Examples on the Web The move is likely to further devaluate Iran’s currency, create a liquidity crunch and be viewed in Tehran as a significant escalation, said Esfandyar Batmanghelidj, founder of Bourse & Bazaar, a think tank focused on Iran’s economy. John Hudson, Anchorage Daily News, 8 Oct. 2020 The country's currency, the Real, was devaluated by 10% and the national stock market, Bovespa, temporarily halted trading when the implications against Temer were made public. Flora Charner, CNN, 28 May 2017

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First Known Use of devaluate

1898, in the meaning defined above

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“Devaluate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/devaluate. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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