relating to or involving money
"monetary rewards"; "he received thanks but no pecuniary compensation for his services"
Of, or relating to, money; monetary, financial.
Origin: From pecuniarius, from pecunia.
relating to money; monetary; as, a pecuniary penalty; a pecuniary reward
Origin: [L. pecuniarius, fr. pecunia money, orig., property in cattle, fr. pecus cattle: cf. F. pcuniaire. See Fee, and cf. Peculiar.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pē-kū′ni-ar-i, adj. relating to money: consisting of money.—adv. Pecū′niarily.—adj. Pecū′nious, rich. [Fr.,—L. pecuniarius—pecunia, money—pecu-, which appears in L. pecudes (pl.), cattle.]
The numerical value of pecuniary in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of pecuniary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Be you in what line of life you may, it will be amongst your misfortunes if you have not time properly to attend to pecuniary monetary matters. Want of attention to these matters has impeded the progress of science and of genius itself.
Be you in what line of life you may, it will be amongst your misfortunes if you have not time properly to attend to pecuniary [monetary] matters. Want of attention to these matters has impeded the progress of science and of genius itself.
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