• WordNet 3.6
    • v devaluate lose in value "The dollar depreciated again"
    • v devaluate remove the value from; deprive of its value
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In literature:

These people devalue the source of their frustration and envy.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
Looks like the government might devaluate the dollar.
"The Common Man" by Guy McCord (AKA Dallas McCord Reynolds)
A devaluation or a sudden drop in exchange rates would jeopardize much Japanese capital.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover

In news:

After a 10-year experiment in which the peso and the dollar were used interchangeably, a bankrupt Argentina admitted that it could no longer afford the economic or social cost and devalued its currency by nearly 30 percent.
With devaluation, the price tag is now 1,400 pesos .
Certainly dollar devaluation is a possibility, as is subsidy programmes and tax breaks—though one suspects that none of those options would be popular if presented individually.
Russia's central bank sold about $8 billion to shore up the domestic currency last month, the most since it arrested the ruble 's devaluation in January 2009, Chairman Sergey Ignatiev said.
Then, Brazil devalued the Real, its national currency.
Oscar Robertson said that assists these days have often been devalued.
Unavailable players risk devaluing World Cup.
Open-gov reviews devalue social media.
On devaluing real estate to keep land priceless.
But the incentives offered are beginning to change - and there may be tradeoffs that could devalue the financial advantages.
VIRGINIA — The word "exclusive" is routinely devalued in broadcast political reporting and last week was no exception.
Venezuelan consumers fear inflation, dump cash after Chávez devalues bolivar .
The majority is not concerned with inflation, the devaluation of the dollar, rationed health care or dismal job growth.
Thanks to an out-of-control Federal Reserve, our dollar is being intentionally devalued and destroyed .
Eric Frederick's article ( Vendor pays hefty price for devaluing 'human element' ) in your May issue certainly has merit.

In science:

One could work with right divisibility monoids, but this would devalue the property for left-right reading of being standard. A convenient choice is to construct a right normal form for left divisibility monoids.
Finite transducers for divisibility monoids
Then Norman Levitt wrote an excellent review of the anthology in question thus significantly devaluating the incentive for writing one more review of the same anthology.
Defining Complexity: A Commentary to a paper by Charles H. Bennett
The price of the gas company stocks suffered a marked devaluation.
Simple circuit theory and the solution of two electricity problems from the Victorian Age
Most experts in SQM prefer now to define N as the number of real supercharges, but, bearing in mind that the theory with a single real supercharge is in fact not supersymmetric (does not involve a double spectral degeneracy), this devaluation of N does not seem to us to be a convenient innovation.
Witten index in supersymmetric 3d theories revisited
Such cases clearly devalue the ensemble mean as a trustworthy prediction.
Improving the expected accuracy of forecasts of future climate using a simple bias-variance tradeoff
This results in a slow decay process and as such will not give rise to any unnecessary devaluation of the company by underestimating its future user base.
When games meet reality: is Zynga overvalued?
The same devaluation occurs if proper higher order diagrams are composites of a skeleton and lower order insertions: all elements (the skeleton and the insertions) must be of the HF class to preserve the property. 2× 40 = 80 out of the 148 diagrams of Section V B 1 are of the HF class.
A Table of Third and Fourth Order Feynman Diagrams of the Interacting Fermion Green's Function
This choice was also motivated by the slower decay of the power-law compared to the exponential one, and as such prevents an unnecessary devaluation of the company.
Valuation of Zynga
Deo, Greek devaluation: Is it such a good idea?, Consensus Economics (Oct 14, 2011).
The European debt crisis: Defaults and market equilibrium