Predicate: devalue

Roleset id: devalue.01 , to lessen the value of, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

devalue.01: DEVALUE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'devalue' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from devalue.01-v predicate notes) DEVALUATION-N NOTES: Based on nouns-00080, relation to verb-evaluate.01. See VN class other_cos-45.4. Updated by Julia. (from devaluation.01-n)


devalue (v.)
devaluation (n.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer of lower value, agent (vnrole: 45.4-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing with lower value (vnrole: 45.4-Patient)
        Arg2-DIR: original state

Example: transitive

        person: ns,  tense: past,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        China might stave off a crisis if it acts as forcefully as it did [*-1] to arrest the 1985 decline , when Beijing slammed the brakes on foreign-exchange spending and devalued the currency [*T*-2].

        Arg0: Beijing
        Rel: devalued
        Arg1: the currency
        ArgM-TMP: [*T*-2]
        ArgM-RCL: when -> the 1985 decline

Example: both args

        a Marxist devaluation of environmental resources, which are not produced by labor

        Arg0: Marxist
        Rel: devaluation
        Arg1: of environmental resources, which are not produced by labor

Example: arg 2 only

        a devaluation from the norm of public life today

        Rel: devaluation
        Arg2: from the norm of public life today

Example: with arg ms

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        a 90% devaluation of the ruble against the dollar for private transactions.

        Argm-ext: 90%
        Rel: devaluation
        Arg1: of the ruble
        Argm-adj: against the dollar
        Argm-gol: for private transactions.