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devaluation 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage Collins Definition
  1. an official lowering of a nation's currency; a decrease in the value of a country's currency relative to that of foreign countries
  2. the reduction of something's value or worth
  3. (devaluate) depreciate: lose in value; "The dollar depreciated again"
  4. (devalue) remove the value from; deprive of its value
  5. (devalued) debased: lowered in value; "the dollar is low"; "a debased currency"
  6. Devaluation is a reduction in the value of a currency with respect to those goods, services or other monetary units with which that currency can be exchanged.
  7. When an individual is unable to integrate difficult feelings, specific defenses are mobilized to overcome what the individual perceives as an unbearable situation. The defense that helps in this process is called splitting. ...
  8. The removal or lessening of something's value; The intentional or deliberate lowering of a currency's value compared to another country's currency or a standard value -- the price of gold for example; depreciation
  9. (Devalue) is to lower the exchange value of a currency.
  10. The deliberate downward adjustment of a currency's price, normally by official announcement.
  11. The official lowering of the value of one country's currency in terms of one or more foreign currencies. For example, if the U.S. dollar is devalued in relation to the French franc, one dollar will "buy" fewer francs than before.
  12. The act by a government to reduce the external value of its currency.
  13. A government's reduction of the value of its currency, generally through an official announcement.
  14. When the value of a currency is lowered against the other, i.e. it takes more units of the domestic currency to purchase a foreign currency. ...
  15. An announced lowering in the value of one currency relative to another in a fixed exchange rate regime.
  16. A decrease in the spot price of a currency. Often initiated by a government announcement.
  17. A reduction in the value or purchasing power of the monetary unit. Devaluation may be decreed by governments as in Great Britain in 1931, the United States in 1933, and in France and Switzerland in 1936, when the official exchange ratios of their legal tender currencies to gold and foreign ...
  18. The reduction of the official rate at which one currency is exchanged for another. Governments regard devaluation as a means of correcting a balance-of-payment deficit. Devaluation may generate inflation and is usually perceived as a temporary tool for curing the economic ills of a country.
  19. the drop in the value of one currency relative to another. Developing countries have often been encouraged to devalue their currency as part of IMF/World Bank structural adjustment programs as a means of increasing the costs of imports and decreasing the cost of exports, thereby increasing ...
  20. Devaluation is a decrease in value of a specific country’s currency.
  21. The process by which a nation's currency loses value; it may be a purposeful act by the government or the result of global market changes.
  22. When a currency price is adjusted deliberately as announced officially by a government authority.
  23. Official reduction in the foreign value of domestic currency. It is done to encourage the country’s exports and discourage imports.
  24. bankruptcy resulting from a country’s government being able to out-spend and out-inflate one of its trading partners (ring around the dollar)