Etymology
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demonetization (n.)

"action of demonetizing or condition of being demonetized," 1838, from French démonétisation, noted as a coinage of the Revolution, from démonetiser (see demonetize). Also demonetisation.

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Definitions of demonetization

demonetization (n.)
ending something (e.g. gold or silver) as no longer the legal tender of a country;
Synonyms: demonetisation
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