the conversion of a country's currency system into U.S. dollars.

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dollarization or dollarisation (ˌdɒləraɪˈzeɪʃən)
the process of converting a country's currency to US dollars
dollarisation or dollarisation

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Example sentences
First, the de-dollarization that can no longer be denied.
Dollarization has led to changes in the marketing of sugar regionally.
Official and unofficial dollarization has continued in several emerging market
Even dollarization, or its equivalent in other key currencies, is not a source
  of stability if underlying policies are unsound.
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