revalue

revalue
[[t]riːvæ̱ljuː[/t]]
revalues, revaluing, revalued
1) VERB When a country revalues its currency, it increases the currency's value so that it can buy more foreign currency than before.

[V n] The Germans began talking openly about revaluing the mark.

Derived words:
revaluation [[t]riːvæ̱ljuːe͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] plural N-VAR oft N of n

There was a general revaluation of other currencies but not the pound.

2) VERB To revalue something means to increase the amount that you calculate it is worth so that its value stays roughly the same in comparison with other things, even if there is inflation.

[V n] It is now usual to revalue property assets on a more regular basis.

Derived words:
revaluation N-VAR oft N of n

Some British banks have used doubtful property revaluations to improve their capital ratios.


English dictionary. 2008.

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