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[dee-val-yoo-eyt] /diˈvæl yuˌeɪt/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), devaluated, devaluating.
to devalue.
Origin of devaluate
1895-1900; de- + value + -ate1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Most importantly, borrower does not have the capability to devaluate the cash.
  • It allows organizations to make plans, implement tactics an devaluate results.
  • Fisher's primary concern is that the well was located in a non-conforming location and may devaluate his property.
  • So if you devaluate the value of this, they will have impact immediately.
  • Third, air pollution may devaluate real estate and contribute to the blighting of neighborhoods.
British Dictionary definitions for devaluate


verb -values, -valuing, -valued, -valuates, -valuating, -valuated
to reduce (a currency) or (of a currency) be reduced in exchange value
(transitive) to reduce the value or worth of (something)
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