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  • v. Present participle of monetise.


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  • Politicians and the Bank will be keen to distinguish QE from central bank funding of Government deficits - also known as "monetising the debt" - which is more akin to the idea of printing money in the popular imagination.

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  • In that case it was allowed to remain on the site, although advertising appeared alongside my video, as a result of an agreement between Google and the record labels on "monetising" music videos.


  • Well, anybody worried about "monetising" something deserves to fail in my book.

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  • The outcome - which has the effect of 'monetising' oil in the ground - is very similar to the way in which some governments maintain their currency more or less 'pegged' to the dollar and illustrates the reality that oil is not priced in dollars: dollars are priced in oil.

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  • Clearly there are circumstances under which this "monetising" of some additional borrowing makes sense because the threat of increasing inflation is minimal.


  • Swift action is needed, and the surest method is for governments to cut taxes and raise expenditure, while "monetising" the resulting deficit.


  • Hard-headed planning for long-term investment and benefit is one thing; short-term and short-sighted monetising is quite another.

    Call it the Tracey Emin effect: art overcoming austerity outside London | John Kampfner

  • Interestingly, there was a brief mention during the investor call of monetising the online element of surprise children's RPG hit Skylanders.

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  • For deflation to seriously happen, not only the current extreme credit expansion by the central banks and states (through “quantitative easing”, stimulus packages, monetising and then spending national debt etc.) but also the money that was released into the economy PRIOR to the collapse would have to be “mopped up” again.

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  • For artists to survive, they'll have to look at other ways of monetising their rights, apart from record sales; playing live, merchandising and synch deals, for example.

    Behind the music: Thom Yorke is wrong to write off the music industry


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