revalorize

verb re·val·o·rize \ (ˌ)rē-ˈva-lə-ˌrīz \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of revalorize

revalorized; revalorizing
: to assign new merit or value to (something) : revalidate
  • Last year's Raysse retrospective at the Centre Pompidou revalorized his early Pop works, but it didn't do much for the later figurative paintings.
  • Artforum

revalorization

play \(ˌ)rē-ˌva-lə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun, plural revalorizations
    • We need a revalorization of the trades that would allow students to enter those fields without social prejudice …
    • —Camille Paglia

First Known Use of revalorize

1957

in the meaning defined above

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