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financial

[fi-nan-shuh l, fahy-]
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adjective
  1. pertaining to monetary receipts and expenditures; pertaining or relating to money matters; pecuniary: financial operations.
  2. of or relating to those commonly engaged in dealing with money and credit.
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noun
  1. financials, financial information or data about a company, as balance sheets and price-earnings ratio.
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Origin of financial

First recorded in 1760–70; finance + -ial
Related formsfi·nan·cial·ly, adverbnon·fi·nan·cial, adjectivenon·fi·nan·cial·ly, adverbpre·fi·nan·cial, adjectivequa·si-fi·nan·cial, adjectivequa·si-fi·nan·cial·ly, adverb

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1. Financial, fiscal, monetary, pecuniary refer to matters concerned with money. Financial usually refers to money matters or transactions of some size or importance: a financial wizard. Fiscal is used especially in connection with government funds, or those of any organization: the end of the fiscal year. Monetary relates especially to money as such: a monetary system or standard. Pecuniary refers to money as used in making ordinary payments: a pecuniary obligation or reward.
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financial

adjective
  1. of or relating to finance or finances
  2. of or relating to persons who manage money, capital, or credit
  3. Australian and NZ informal having money; in funds
  4. Australian and NZ (of a club member) fully paid-up
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Derived Formsfinancially, adverb
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Word Origin and History for financial

adj.

1769, from finance (n.) + -al (1). Related: Financially.

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