Definition of revalue in English:


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Pronunciation: /riːˈvaljuː

verb (revalues, revaluing, revalued)

[with object]
  • 1Assess the value of (something) again: we should revalue our land and buildings at least once every five years
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    • To escape the budget syndrome, we need to reassert core values and revalue faculty expertise and participation.
    • Mr Rose is also revaluing M & S's property portfolio in advance of a possible sale-and-leaseback deal that could release cash.
    • Some analysts revaluing the company now believe that C&W's UK assets together are worth less than C&W paid for Energis.
  • 1.1 Economics Adjust the value of (a currency) in relation to other currencies: Hungary revalued the forint against the rouble
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    • And China shows no signs of significantly revaluing its currency or loosening its fiscal policy - steps that some experts believe would be the best way for it to boost domestic demand.
    • The Irish currency was revalued by 3 per cent against the German mark in March 1998.
    • Malaysia is also a big exporter of electronic goods, which will be more expensive to importers if the currency is revalued.



Pronunciation: /-ˈeɪʃ(ə)n/
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  • This translated into a healthy profit of just under HK $300 million while hefty revaluations for its Hong Kong properties resulted in a loss of more than HK $212.74 million.
  • On the other hand, property revaluations have pushed up rates for about 12,000 rural south Auckland households by between 20 per cent and 30 per cent on average.
  • North African and Middle Eastern banks have also not gone on a lending spree in foreign currencies that would have left them exposed to currency revaluations.

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