In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Many are likely to resist by devaluing their own currencies or erecting new barriers against U.S. goods.
- And individual countries can no longer compensate for these rigidities by devaluing their currencies to boost exports, usually through the swift downward movement of interest rates.
- Inflation, which is always politically engineered, devalues currencies, debases trust and takes years to work its way out of investors' perceptions.
- Analysts argue, for example, that China, widely considered to have played a constructive role in helping East Asia recover from the last crisis, did so by sticking to its market reform efforts and not devaluing its currency.
- In March 1995 the Spanish and Portuguese currencies were devalued by 7 and 3 per cent, respectively.
- Richard Rogers' best work was in the 80s; the Dome detracts from that and devalues his recent appeal.
- But in celebrating genius we willy-nilly undervalue, even devalue, the importance of effort, and with serious consequences.
- Whatever rationalisations we give ourselves, we may justify our role as Instrument of Betrayal by devaluing the importance of the already existing bond.
- To me it seems like a fad, and a dangerous one because it devalues the importance of content.
- Am I alone in feeling that this further devalues the achievement of being selected to play for your national team?
- By using knowledge in an instrumental way, it devalues its importance.
- Institutions devalue human potential and minimize the contributions of individuals.
- Its critics believe that all this detracts from and devalues the central proposition: to make television programmes.
- But it has a downside: one of them would lose, and Warren would have to decide whether it is worth devaluing one of his commodities to advance the other.
- Logging companies can reduce their payments by devaluing the wood they log through a practice known as grade setting.
- I wish to take issue with the recent erroneous and arrogant statements from hydro developers who seek to devalue the true worth of the Monadhliath Mountains to the nation.
- Labour figures in the UK and Australia are at pains to devalue his electoral achievements - and point to several apparent errors of judgment during his career.
- Ironically, increasing the number of sports devalues the worth of an Olympic medal.
- There's an overused word in pop music, devaluing the achievements of those whose invention and daring did, and still does, make a difference.
- He admitted that the big-name players had not really played a part in this year's competition, and that had devalued its worth in the eyes of the public.
- It also devalues the achievement of the majority of poor minority kids, who struggle to live decent, law-abiding lives.
- Royal Doulton's fine china - favoured by the royal family - was being stocked and sold in supermarkets, devaluing the company's premium brand.
- One aspect of the problem is that playing Bangladesh regularly is inflating the statistics of players from other teams who play them a lot, and devaluing the importance of test matches.
- No one in a decision-making capacity would ever devalue their own worth.
- It also claims that Scotland is developing an ‘anti-intellectual culture’ that discourages people from learning and devalues the importance of creativity and creative thinking.
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