remonetize

verb re·mon·e·tize \ (ˌ)rē-ˈmä-nə-ˌtīz also -ˈmə- \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of remonetize

remonetized; remonetizing
: to monetize (something) again: such as
a : to restore (something) to use as legal tender
  • In particular, they wanted the government to remonetize silver or, in other words, turn silver into an acceptable currency.
  • —Kevin M. Schultz
b : to restore (something of value) as a source of profit : to make (something) profitable again
  • … it's a solid brand refresher that will make a mint—an effective way for Disney to remonetize a dormant franchise.
  • —Mark Harris

remonetization

play \(ˌ)rē-ˌmä-nə-tə-ˈzā-shən also -ˌmə-\ noun
    • remonetization of silver

First Known Use of remonetize

1875

in the meaning defined above

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