- of or relating to the coinage or currency of a country.
- of or relating to money; pecuniary: The necklace has sentimental as opposed to monetary value.
Origin of monetary
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Examples from the Web for monetary
Her wealthy family imposed its own monetary and social punishment for stepping outside the sorority.Stepford Sororities: The Pressures of USC’s Greek Life
Maya Richard Craven
November 17, 2014
Other chapels have taken on commitment ceremonies in the last couple years just for the monetary issue.Gay Weddings Come to Las Vegas’s Elvis Chapel
John L. Smith
October 17, 2014
The Brown family will sue for monetary compensation as hundreds do every year in federal courthouses across the nation.Prosecuting Officer Wilson Won't Bring Justice to Ferguson
August 23, 2014
Anwar looks and sounds like an accountant as he addresses a question no more incendiary than monetary debt, with charts included.Don’t Turn This Malaysia Airlines Pilot Into Flight 370’s Richard Jewell
March 17, 2014
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen goes before the Senate Banking Committee to give a semi-annual monetary policy testimony.The Daily Beast Looks Ahead: February 24 - March 2
February 23, 2014
Among these people, there ought to be a good crop of monetary sensations.
To have had to appeal to the girl for monetary help was bad enough.The Grell Mystery
The monetary explanation of the romance, he found, was the popular one in the village.Ghetto Comedies</p>
This is one of the most difficult phases of monetary theory.The Principles of Economics
Frank A. Fetter
The livre was the old French monetary unit which was displaced by the franc.
- of or relating to money or currency
- of or relating to monetarisma monetary policy
Word Origin and History for monetary
"pertaining to money," 1802, from Late Latin monetarius "pertaining to money," originally "of a mint," from Latin moneta "mint, coinage" (see money). Related: Monetarily.