repeg

verb

re·​peg (ˌ)rē-ˈpeg How to pronounce repeg (audio)
repegged; repegging

transitive verb

: to peg or fix (something, such as a currency) again
In July 2008, in the midst of the global financial crisis … , the yuan was unofficially repegged to the US dollar. Kel Butcher
repeg noun
plural repegs
a repeg of the currency

Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of repeg was in 1895

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Cite this Entry

“Repeg.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/repeg. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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