transitive verb Etymology: back-formation from revaluation Date: 1921 revalue; specifically to increase the value of (as currency) • revaluation noun

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  • revaluate — [rē val′yo͞o āt΄] vt. revaluated, revaluating to make a new valuation or appraisal of revaluation n …   English World dictionary

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  • revaluate — re·val·u·ate || ‚rɪː væljÊŠeɪt v. revalue, make a new valuation; change the exchange rate of a currency …   English contemporary dictionary

  • revaluate — re·val·u·ate …   English syllables

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