Definition of Demonetisation
1. Noun. Ending something (e.g. gold or silver) as no longer the legal tender of a country.
Generic synonyms: Conclusion, Ending, Termination
Derivative terms: Demonetise, Demonetize
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Literary usage of Demonetisation
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1879)
"These direct effects of the demonetisation of silver, therefore, down to 1876, ... But since then, the effects of demonetisation have been operating ..."
2. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"It was merely a nominal demonetisation of silver, ... Had the demonetisation of the silver dollar not been accomplished in 1873 and 1874, we should have ..."
3. Journal of the Statistical Society of London by Statistical Society (Great Britain) (1870)
"This demonetisation, which would take effect upon considerable masses of coin, ... Thus the demonetisation of the 5-franc pieces would be an automatic, ..."