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noun [uncountable] dollarization pronunciation in American English /ˌdɑləraɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a process by which a country other than the US adopts the dollar as the only or an additional currency
    Dollarization does have its disadvantages as much as it has its advantages.
    Submitted from United Kingdom on 08/05/2014 12:06:00

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