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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Valorization \Val`or*i*za"tion\, n. [Pg. valorizac[~a]o.] Act or process of attempting to give an arbitrary market value or price to a commodity by governmental interference, as by maintaining a purchasing fund, making loans to producers to enable them to hold their products, etc.; -- used chiefly of such action by Brazil. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]