Definitions for debasement

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Princeton's WordNet

  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)

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  1. Debasement(noun)

    the act of debasing or the state of being debased

Freebase

  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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