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demonetize

Saltos de línea: de|mon¦et|ize
Pronunciación: /diːˈmʌnɪtʌɪz
 
, -mɒn-/
(also demonetise)

Definición de demonetize en inglés:

verbo

[with object]
Deprive (a coin or precious metal) of its status as money: coins minted with the name and portrait of Emperor Caligula were demonetized after his death
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • There's talk of demonetizing the penny altogether.
  • They have, at least temporarily, demonetized Federal Reserve Notes,, by substituting chips.
  • It is not up to the governments to monetize or demonetize a commodity.

Origen

mid 19th century: from French démonétiser, from dé- (expressing reversal) + Latin moneta 'money'.

Derivados

demonetization

1
Pronunciación: /-ˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • In the initial stages it involved an attempt to reduce the value of gold and silver relative to banknotes, ultimately followed by a policy announcing the complete demonetization of gold and a phased series of reductions in silver.
  • The demonetization of cowries or manillas (copper rods) provoked strong protest from people whose savings were in these forms, to such a degree, indeed, that the British were eventually forced to offer conversion facilities.
  • The source of the problem was the initial demonetization of gold and silver which took place between 1913 and 1945.

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