• WordNet 3.6
    • v devalue lose in value "The dollar depreciated again"
    • v devalue lower the value or quality of "The tear devalues the painting"
    • v devalue 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:

No devaluation of the RMB.
But while a bachelor's may have become devalued, it is a minimal requirement in most jobs, a steppingstone to graduate credentials , and crucial for that little matter of civilization.
Ukraine Devaluation Angst Mounts as Yanukovych Secures Win.
Chavez Campaign Spending Boom Seen Spurring 31% Devaluation .
However, Argentina's decision to devalue its currency and default was the right one.
Russia Sold $8 Billion, Most Since Ruble's 2009 Devaluation .
The rapid devaluation of Kevin Slowey.
Prepare for a prolonged devaluation .
A currency devaluation in North Korea late last year was for some the worst disaster since a famine that killed hundreds of thousands in the mid-1990s.
Cue The Helicopters, Dollar Devaluation Is Here.
Devaluation of a 'Star'.
New competition may devalue Gold Cup.
Editor's Viewpoint: New exam could devalue our tests.
The Federal Reserve's Explicit Goal: Devalue The Dollar 33.
Could Social Media Devalue Brands.

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