- 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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1. See financial.
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Examples from the Web for non-monetary
Nicholson chose the illustration to throw into the sharpest relief the absence of any value from a non-monetary employment.
Before money can function as money at all, it must have value from some non-monetary source.
- of or relating to money or currency
- of or relating to monetarisma monetary policy
C19: from Late Latin monētārius, from Latin monēta money
Word Origin and History for non-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.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper