Translation of decimalize in Spanish:


decimalizar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈdɛsəməˌlaɪz/ /ˈdɛsɪm(ə)lʌɪz/

See Spanish definition of decimalizar

transitive verb

  • 1

    convertir al sistema decimal
    • These magazines listed the rank of games solely from subscriber feedback, where ratings were compiled within a ten point decimalized system.
    • For example, Russia was the first country to decimalize its currency and the third country (after China and France under John Law) ‘to make sustained use of inconvertible paper money.’
    • Secondly, in 1971 the whole coinage was decimalized in preparation for Britain's entry into the EEC.
    • In 1960 a new decimalized currency of rands and cents replaced sterling.
    • We only started using decimalised currency 33 years ago.
    • It also seeks to explain why the introduction of decimalized charts took longer in Belgium than other countries such as France.
    • For example, after the French Revolution, the French seriously considered decimalising time; extending the week to accommodate ten days.