Adjective "denominated" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


(of sums of money) be expressed in a specified monetary unit.
  1. 'Their real estate loans, however, were denominated in US Federal Reserve notes.'
  2. 'A possible means of allowing long-term loans in a manner in which they can't be converted into short-term loans is to allow domestic firms to issue long-term bonds abroad denominated in either the local or foreign currency.'
  3. 'If an investor doesn't believe that US deficits are sustainable, then they may well opt for a gold hedge or euro denominated assets.'
  4. 'Governments monopolize the supply of currency denominated in the national monetary unit.'
  5. 'The demand for gold arising from its monetary role can change over time - in particular, it may rise during financial panics, when the public seeks to exchange its financial instruments denominated in gold for gold itself.'
  6. 'Those who purchase goods incur a debit, while those who sell obtain a credit; debits and credits are denominated in the national currency.'
  7. 'So-called eurocurrency deposits are bank assets denominated in a national money different from the official currency in the country where the funds are held.'
  8. 'Foreigners will be less willing to own securities denominated in that currency if the risk of default is great.'
  9. 'Yes, gasoline prices are approaching nominal record highs, but since prices are denominated in money, the figures are meaningless without some comparison to the past.'
  10. 'It was already mentioned that the convertibility law sanctioned the validity of monetary contracts denominated in any currency.'
Call; name.
  1. 'But in reality, they lost their rights long before they were born, in an 1873 decision of the U.S. Supreme Court aptly denominated The Slaughter-House Cases.'
  2. 'The name Peru was pervasive during the colonial period and was used to denominate the larger sections of the powerful viceroyalty of Lima.'
  3. 'Of course snorted Northwind to himself, among so many Chieftains his identity was denominated by his clan name, only a being with enormous mental control would have managed to bring them to this point today.'

More definitions

1. to give a name to; denote; designate.

More examples(as adjective)

"debts can be denominated."

"bonds can be denominated."

"assets can be denominated."

"securities can be denominated."

"issues can be denominated."

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(denominate)Late Middle English (in denominate (sense 2)): from Latin denominat- ‘named’, from the verb denominare, from de- ‘away, formally’ + nominare ‘to name’ (from nomen, nomin- ‘name’). denominate (sense 1) dates from the mid 20th century.