Revaluation

An increase in the foreign exchange value of a currency that is pegged to other currencies or gold. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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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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   Formal upward adjustment of a currency's official par value or central exchange rate. Opposite of devaluation.

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revaluation UK US /riːˌvæljuːˈeɪʃən/ noun [C or U]
FINANCE, ACCOUNTING the act of calculating the value of something again, especially to give it a higher value than before: »

The property revaluation is likely to add £100 million to the company's assets.

ECONOMICS the act of increasing the value of a country's currency in comparison with the currency of other countries: »

A revaluation of the Euro now seems inevitable.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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