Definitions for pecuniarypɪˈkyu niˌɛr i
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pe•cu•ni•ar•y*pɪˈkyu niˌɛr i(adj.)
of, pertaining to, or consisting of money.
(of a legal offense) involving a money penalty or fine.
* Syn: See financial.
Origin of pecuniary:
1495–1505; < L pecūniārius, der. of pecūnia property, money (pecūn-, der. of pecū flock (see peculiar ), with -ūn- as in tribūnatribune1
pe•cu`ni•ar′i•ly-ˈɛər ɪ li(adv.)
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
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