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Definitions for pecuniary
pɪˈkyu niˌɛr ipe·cu·nia·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. monetary, pecuniaryadjective

    relating to or involving money

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

Wiktionary

  1. pecuniaryadjective

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

  2. Etymology: From pecuniarius, from pecunia.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Pecuniaryadjective

    Etymology: pecuniarius, from pecunia, Lat. pecuniaire, Fr.

    Their impostures delude not only unto pecuniary defraudations, but the irreparable deceit of death. Brown.

    Pain of infamy is a severer punishment upon ingenuous natures than a pecuniary mulct. Francis Bacon.

    The injured person might take a pecuniary mulct by way of attonement. William Broome.

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  1. pecuniary

    Pecuniary refers to anything related to money or financial matters, such as pecuniary gain, debts, transactions, or interests. It generally concerns the receiving or spending of money.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pecuniaryadjective

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

  2. Etymology: [L. pecuniarius, fr. pecunia money, orig., property in cattle, fr. pecus cattle: cf. F. pcuniaire. See Fee, and cf. Peculiar.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pecuniary

    pē-kū′ni-ar-i, adj. relating to money: consisting of money.—adv. Pecū′niarily.—adj. Pecū′nious, rich. [Fr.,—L. pecuniariuspecunia, money—pecu-, which appears in L. pecudes (pl.), cattle.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pecuniary in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pecuniary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of pecuniary in a Sentence

  1. William Cobbett:

    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.

  2. William Cobbett:

    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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