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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Deprive of value for payment.

Usage examples (28)
  • demonetize a coin
  • If you want to preserve precious / scarce resources, you must 'demonetize' them.
  • If granted by the United States alone it will demonetize gold and derange all the business transactions of our people.
  • In 1895 we heard in Manila that the Government were about to coin Philippine pesos and absolutely demonetize Mexicans as a medium in the Islands. for more
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