revalue

revalue
revalue re‧val‧ue [riːˈvæljuː] verb [transitive]
1. FINANCE to examine something again in order to calculate its current value in relation to other similar things:

• Some properties need to be revalued.

• They recommended that we should revalue our assets once every five years.

2. ECONOMICS to increase the value of a country's money in relation to that of other countries:

• speculators who stood to make a profit if the currency was revalued

— compare devalue
— revaluation noun [countable, uncountable] :

• From that date there were no revaluations of property.

• revaluation of the pound

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revalue UK US /riːˈvæljuː/ verb
[T] FINANCE, ACCOUNTING to calculate the value of something again, especially to give it a higher value than before: »

The auditors found a hole in the accounts and forced the company to revalue its assets.

[I or T] ECONOMICS to increase the value of a country's currency in comparison with the currency of other countries: »

There was pressure on some Asian countries to revalue their currency.

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Speculation has mounted in recent weeks that the yuan will soon be revalued against the dollar.

Compare DEVALUE(Cf. ↑devalue)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • revalue — index reassess Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • revalue — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • revalue — UK [ˌriːˈvæljuː] / US [ˌrɪˈvælju] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms revalue : present tense I/you/we/they revalue he/she/it revalues present participle revaluing past tense revalued past participle revalued 1) to increase the official… …   English dictionary

  • revalue — [[t]riːvæ̱ljuː[/t]] revalues, revaluing, revalued 1) VERB When a country revalues its currency, it increases the currency s value so that it can buy more foreign currency than before. [V n] The Germans began talking openly about revaluing the… …   English dictionary

  • revalue — /ree val yooh/, v.t., revalued, revaluing. 1. to revise or reestimate the value of: efforts to revalue the dollar. 2. to value again. [1605 15; RE + VALUE] * * * …   Universalium

  • revalue — verb Revalue is used with these nouns as the object: ↑currency …   Collocations dictionary

  • revalue — re|val|ue [ ,ri vælju ] verb intransitive or transitive 1. ) to increase the official value of a nation s money ─ opposite DEVALUE 2. ) to calculate the value of something again in order to give it a higher value: We need to revalue the stock… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • revalue — re•val•ue [[t]riˈvæl yu[/t]] v. t. ued, u•ing 1) to revise or reestimate the value of: to revalue the dollar[/ex] 2) to value again • Etymology: 1605–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • revalue — transitive verb Date: 1592 1. to value (as currency) anew 2. to make a new valuation of ; reappraise …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • revalue — verb to value again, give a new value to …   Wiktionary

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