financial

[fi-nan-shuhl, fahy-]
adjective
1.
pertaining to monetary receipts and expenditures; pertaining or relating to money matters; pecuniary: financial operations.
2.
of or pertaining to those commonly engaged in dealing with money and credit.
noun
3.
financials, financial information or data about a company, as balance sheets and price-earnings ratio.

Origin:
1760–70; finance + -ial

financially, adverb
nonfinancial, adjective
nonfinancially, adverb
prefinancial, adjective
quasi-financial, adjective
quasi-financially, adverb


1. Financial, fiscal, monetary, pecuniary refer to matters concerned with money. Financial usually refers to money matters or transactions of some size or importance: a financial wizard. Fiscal is used especially in connection with government funds, or those of any organization: the end of the fiscal year. Monetary relates especially to money as such: a monetary system or standard. Pecuniary refers to money as used in making ordinary payments: a pecuniary obligation or reward.
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financial (fɪˈnænʃəl, faɪ-)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to finance or finances
2.  of or relating to persons who manage money, capital, or credit
3.  informal (Austral), (NZ) having money; in funds
4.  (Austral), (NZ) (of a club member) fully paid-up
 
fi'nancially
 
adv

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financial
1760s, from finance + -al (1). Related: Financially.
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Example sentences
So the family launched a campaign to get some of what they felt they were owed
  financially.
He is successful financially, with perhaps an inheritance as a solid background.
The recipient countries also profit from the arrangement financially but at a
  social price.
In essence, rewarding the companies financially for their leadership work.
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