Definitions for pecuniarypɪˈkyu niˌɛr i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pe•cu•ni•ar•y*pɪˈkyu niˌɛr i(adj.)

  1. of, pertaining to, or consisting of money.

  2. (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.)

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. pecuniary(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to, money; monetary, financial.

  2. Origin: From pecuniarius, from pecunia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pecuniary(adj)

    relating to money; monetary; as, a pecuniary penalty; a pecuniary reward

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