Definitions for debasement

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  1. adulteration, debasement(noun)

    being mixed with extraneous material; the product of adulterating

  2. degradation, debasement(noun)

    changing to a lower state (a less respected state)

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  1. debasement(Noun)

    The act of debasing or the state of being debased; a lowering, especially in character or quality.

  2. debasement(Noun)

    The lowering of the value of a currency by reducing the amount of valuable metal in the coins.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Debasement(noun)

    the act of debasing or the state of being debased

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  1. Debasement

    Debasement is the practice of lowering the value of currency. It is particularly used in connection with commodity money such as gold or silver coins. A coin is said to be debased if the quantity of gold, silver, copper or nickel is reduced.

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