Translation of devalue in Spanish:

devalue

Pronunciation: /diːˈvæljuː/

vt

  • 1.1 [Finance/Finanzas] [currency] devaluar*
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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.
    1.2 [person/work] subvalorar
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    • 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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