• WordNet 3.6
    • n devaluation the reduction of something's value or worth
    • n devaluation an official lowering of a nation's currency; a decrease in the value of a country's currency relative to that of foreign countries
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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:

Egypt Rules Out Currency Devaluation , Higher Taxes.
Protests Erupt In Iran Over Devalued Currency.
Call-up for Raheem Sterling highlights England's devalued resources.
Devalued is one of the newer, younger, and hardest-playing successful metal acts performing in South Florida.
The slow devaluation of No.
A Devalued Renminbi Makes Wealthier Americans.
Sylvia Nasar's 'Grand Pursuit' devalued by errors.
Devalued Sonics Seek New Arena or a New City to Call Home.
As the US dollar continues to devalue compared to the euro, employers are taking steps to protect their expatriates.
As the dollar devalues, the cost-of-living differential must increase, experts say.
George Gilder makes the case for discarding a host of policies and regulations which are devaluing America's human and capital assets.
Malawi, one of world's poorest countries, has devalued its currency by 40.
A shipment of Chinese home appliances will be sold cheaply in Venezuelan government stores to stop speculation by retailers after the country's currency was devalued last week, President Hugo Chavez said.
Headless Jesus statue is not meant to devalue religious artifacts, but their owners.
Malawi moves on IMF ties, devalues currency.

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