of or relating to money: pecuniary difficulties.
consisting of or given or exacted in money or monetary payments: pecuniary tributes.
(of a crime, violation, etc.) involving a money penalty or fine.
- pe·cu·ni·ar·i·ly [pi-kyoo-nee-air-i-lee], /pɪˌkyu niˈɛər ɪ li/, adverb
- non·pe·cu·ni·ar·y, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pecuniary
consisting of or relating to money
law (of an offence) involving a monetary penalty
- pecuniarily, adverb
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