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devaluate Line breaks: de|valu¦ate
Pronunciation: /diːˈvaljʊeɪt/

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Definition of devaluate in English:

verb

[with object]
Reduce or underestimate the worth or importance of: the pound was devaluated further during the year
More example sentences
  • The newspaper wrote that the increase could seriously devaluate the Belarusian ruble.
  • This threatens to devaluate culture in a way these authors may not wish.
  • We're heading toward government devaluing its currency to devaluate its debt in order to survive.

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