In the middle of the decade the government began dropping trade restrictions in order to cheapen imported inputs and promote export-oriented growth.
A third method was dollar devaluation, to cheapen the selling price of American goods abroad.
the depreciation of the dollar would cheapen US exports
the mass media cheapen the experience of art
They cheapen the level of discourse and scientific exchange.
And, quite honestly, that tends to just cheapen your own experience.
the depreciation of the dollar would cheapen U.S. exports
the mass media simplify and cheapen the experience of art
Similarly, all of the world's main central banks have lowered interest rates - which helps to cheapen the supply of credit, so helping to stimulate economic activity.
It can be, and sometimes is, without the cultural compromise which cheapens what it seeks to advance.