revalorize

verb
re·​val·​o·​rize | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈva-lə-ˌrīz How to pronounce revalorize (audio) \
revalorized; revalorizing

Definition of revalorize

transitive verb

: 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

Other Words from revalorize

revalorization \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌva-​lə-​rə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce revalorization (audio) \ 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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“Revalorize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/revalorize. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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