monetizes

monetize

[mon-i-tahyz, muhn-]
verb (used with object), monetized, monetizing.
1.
to legalize as money.
2.
to coin into money: to monetize gold.
3.
to give the character of money to.
4.
Economics. to convert (a debt, especially the national debt) into currency, especially by issuing government securities or notes.
Also, especially British, monetise.


Origin:
1875–80; < Latin monēt(a) money + -ize

monetization, noun
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monetize or monetise (ˈmʌnɪˌtaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to establish as the legal tender of a country
2.  to give a legal value to (a coin)
 
monetise or monetise
 
vb
 
moneti'zation or monetise
 
n
 
moneti'sation or monetise
 
n

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monetize
1880, from L. moneta money (see money) + -ize. Related: Monetization.
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