- reduce or underestimate the worth or importance of；reduce the official value of (a currency) in relation to other currencies
verb: devalue, 3rd person present: devalues, gerund or present participle: devaluing, past tense: devalued, past participle: devalued
- 1. reduce or underestimate the worth or importance of I resent the way people seem to devalue my achievement
- ▪ reduce the official value of (a currency) in relation to other currencies the dinar was devalued by 20 per cent
- reduce or underestimate the worth or importance of: I resent the way people seem to devalue my achievement
Oxford American Dictionary
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