Translation of devaluation in Spanish:

devaluation

devaluación, n.

Pronunciation /ˌdiˌvæljəˈweɪʃ(ə)n/ /ˌdiːvaljʊˈeɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1

    Finance
    devaluación feminine
    • The export ratio has not improved in 30 years despite many devaluations of the dollar.
    • Indeed, it seems that many countries cannot end the spiral of debt and devaluation.
    • Besides protecting against inflation and devaluation, there are compelling reasons for a country to decide to give up so much control over its economy.
    • Asian governments vowed to avoid the devaluations they were forced into 10 years earlier.
    • It is completely impossible to decrease the amount of dollars by a factor of 25, except through massive devaluation.
  • 2

    (reduction in esteem)
    subvaloración feminine
    • This fundamental view can help to understand the process of valuation or devaluation in architecture.
    • It was not, however, recognized by many country gentlemen, who bitterly resented this devaluation of their treasured status.
    • In the most recent of these, Maybury argued that these trends reflect a continuing devaluation of women's accomplishments.
    • We believe that if this mast is erected it will lead to a devaluation of land and property in the area.
    • Buyers do not run the risk of a later devaluation by more copies being printed.
    • The processes and degrees of devaluation, distortion and stigmatisation are different for each group.
    • Some women use drugs as a means of self-medication to cope with their own devaluation and low self-esteem.
    • The family meal has undergone a steady devaluation from its one time role at the center of human life.
    • Those who are losers suffer social devaluation, which can lead quickly into alienation and loneliness.
    • Yet the inflation of psychiatric diagnosis has resulted in its devaluation.