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monetary

[ mon-i-ter-ee, muhn- ]
/ ˈmɒn ɪˌtɛr i, ˈmʌn- /
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adjective
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.
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Origin of monetary

First recorded in 1660–70; from Late Latin monētārius “pertaining to the mint”; see money, -ary

synonym study for monetary

1. See financial.

OTHER WORDS FROM monetary

mon·e·tar·i·ly [mon-i-tair-uh-lee, muhn-, mon-i-ter-uh-lee, muhn-], /ˌmɒn ɪˈtɛər ə li, ˌmʌn-, ˈmɒn ɪˌtɛr ə li, ˈmʌn-/, adverbnon·mon·e·tar·y, adjectivepre·mon·e·tar·y, adjectiveun·mon·e·tar·y, adjective
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How to use monetary in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for monetary

monetary
/ (ˈmʌnɪtərɪ, -trɪ) /

adjective
of or relating to money or currency
of or relating to monetarisma monetary policy

Derived forms of monetary

monetarily, adverb

Word Origin for monetary

C19: from Late Latin monētārius, from Latin monēta money
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