- 1Convert into or express in the form of currency: Hamilton had monetized the entire federal and state war debtsMore example sentences
- Will it be stabilised by fiscal transfers from other member countries or should the European Central Bank be allowed to monetise the accrued national debt?
- Such is the simplified view of how the Federal Reserve actions monetized recent price increases, such as those of oil.
- The Federal Reserve has not yet had to monetize the national deficit, but the trend seems to point in that direction.
- 1.1 (usually as adjective monetized) Convert or adapt (a society, economy, etc.) to trade based on the exchange of money: a fully monetized societyMore example sentences
- The earliest Greek poetry and wisdom, we citizens of a thoroughly monetised society recognise as alien and yet somehow more akin to us than anything from those earlier civilisations.
- We haven't even started monetizing our growing community of users, and will shortly be doing so.
- We will figure out how to monetize the largest user base on the Net.
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- If the only tool you use for measuring value is a price tag or monetization, then those values that are not easily monetized begin to look like they have no value.
- The deputies had plenty of other means at their disposal to criticize the government and protest the monetization of benefits.
- In their discussions, monetization is not limited to paper assets, but curiously includes the mention of gold mines, among other things.
late 19th century: from French monétiser, from Latin moneta 'money'.
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