Translation of "devalue" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˌdiːˈvæl.juː/ us

to reduce the rate at which money can be exchanged for foreign money

Last year Mexico was forced to devalue the peso.

to cause someone or something to be considered less valuable or important

I don’t want to devalue his achievement, but he managed to get a promotion without working very hard.
devaluation noun uk /ˌdiː.væl.juˈeɪ.ʃən/ us

devaluación, subvaloración
The devaluation of the dollar had a strong effect on the financial markets.

(Translation of “devalue” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /diːˈvӕljuː/

(business ) to reduce the value of (especially a currency)

devaluar, desvalorizar
The government devalued the dollar.
devaluation /diːvӕl-/ noun

(business) the act of devaluing

the devaluation of the dollar.

(Translation of “devalue” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)