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Definition of "devaluation" []

  • The removal or lessening of something's value. (noun)
  • The intentional or deliberate lowering of a currency's value compared to another country's currency or a standard value -- the price of gold for example. (noun)
  • Depreciation. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "devaluation" in a sentence
  • "However, in listening to all of Lindsey's material, he sometimes uses the term devaluation as a price increase and sometimes as an actual devaluation percentage."
  • "McGrath blames the media and the prevailing political agenda for what she describes as the devaluation of women's roles."
  • "Insults convey their long-term devaluation of government and public-sector employees."
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