transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1.1 [Finance] [currency] devaluar*More example sentences1.2 [person/work] subvalorar
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- In March 1995 the Spanish and Portuguese currencies were devalued by 7 and 3 per cent, respectively.
- Inflation, which is always politically engineered, devalues currencies, debases trust and takes years to work its way out of investors' perceptions.
- Analysts argue, for example, that China, widely considered to have played a constructive role in helping East Asia recover from the last crisis, did so by sticking to its market reform efforts and not devaluing its currency.
- One aspect of the problem is that playing Bangladesh regularly is inflating the statistics of players from other teams who play them a lot, and devaluing the importance of test matches.
- But it has a downside: one of them would lose, and Warren would have to decide whether it is worth devaluing one of his commodities to advance the other.
- By using knowledge in an instrumental way, it devalues its importance.
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