repeg

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

Definition of repeg

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

Other Words from repeg

repeg noun, plural repegs
a repeg of the currency

First Known Use of repeg

1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Repeg.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/repeg. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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