demonetize (Amer.) de·mon·e·tize || ‚diː'mʌnɪtaɪz v. remove money from circulation; deprive of monetary value (also demonetise)

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  • demonetization — de*mon e*ti*za tion, n. The act of demonetizing, or the condition of being demonetized; specificially, the declaration by a government that something (e.g. gold or silver) is no longer the legal tender of a country; as, the demonetization of gold …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • demonetize — demonetization, n. /dee mon i tuyz , mun /, v.t., demonetized, demonetizing. 1. to divest (a monetary standard or the like) of value. 2. to withdraw (money or the like) from use. 3. to deprive (an issue of postage stamps) of validity by legal… …   Universalium

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  • demonetize — [dē män′ə tīz΄] vt. demonetized, demonetizing 1. to deprive (esp. currency) of its standard value 2. to stop using (silver or gold) as a monetary standard demonetization n …   English World dictionary

  • de|mon|e|ti|za|tion — «dee MON uh tuh ZAY shuhn, MUHN », noun. a demonetizing or being demonetized …   Useful english dictionary

  • de|mon|e|tize — «dee MON uh tyz, MUHN », transitive verb, tized, tiz|ing. 1. to deprive of its standard value as money: »Demonetizing gold and printing money to suit national policy would produce chaos since other nations would do the same thing (Wall Street… …   Useful english dictionary

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