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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Changing to a lower state (a less respected state); Being mixed with extraneous material.

Usage examples (36)
  • Currency debasement is a theme unlikely to go away any time soon.
  • So far there has been precious little questioning of this long-term debasement of the world's biggest currency.
  • A doubling of prices in three decades called a debasement of the currency?
  • Funny money is a funny thing, the more you expand the supply of it - the more its purchasing power lessens: it is known as the debasement of the currency - it loses value. for more
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