Definitions for monetaryˈmɒn ɪˌtɛr i, ˈmʌn-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mon•e•tar•y*ˈmɒn ɪˌtɛr i, ˈmʌn-(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to the coinage or currency of a country.

    Category: Business

  2. of or pertaining to money; pecuniary.

    Category: Business

* Syn: See financial.

Origin of monetary:

1795–1805; < LL monētārius. See money , -ary

mon`e•tar′i•ly-ˈtɛər ə li(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. monetary, pecuniary(adj)

    relating to or involving money

    "monetary rewards"; "he received thanks but no pecuniary compensation for his services"


  1. monetary(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or consisting of money.

  2. Origin: from monetarius, from monetarius, from moneta

Webster Dictionary

  1. Monetary(adj)

    of or pertaining to money, or consisting of money; pecuniary

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'monetary' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3355

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'monetary' in Adjectives Frequency: #468

Translations for monetary

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


of, or consisting of, money

monetary problems.

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