dollarize
verb see dollarization

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dollarize — v. For a country to abandon its national currency in favour of the U.S. dollar. Example Citation: American officials said today that they doubted Argentina would decide to dollarize its economy unless it came under dire pressure from an economic… …   New words

  • dollarize — dollˈarize or dollˈarise transitive verb and intransitive verb • • • Main Entry: ↑dollar …   Useful english dictionary

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  • dollarization — dol‧lar‧i‧za‧tion [ˌdɒləraɪˈzeɪʆn ǁ ˌdɑːlərə ] also dollarisation noun [uncountable] ECONOMICS 1. when people in countries outside the US prefer to use the dollar, rather than their country s own currency: • High inflation has led many Russians… …   Financial and business terms

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