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verb devalue pronunciation in British English /diːˈvæljuː/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theydevalue
he/she/itdevalues
present participledevaluing
past tensedevalued
past participledevalued
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] economics to officially reduce the value of a country's money
  2. 2
    [transitive] to treat someone or something as if they are not important

    People who are unemployed tend to feel devalued.

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