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financial

[fi-nan-shuh l, fahy-] /fɪˈnæn ʃəl, faɪ-/
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
1760-1770
1760-70; finance + -ial
Related forms
financially, adverb
nonfinancial, adjective
nonfinancially, adverb
prefinancial, adjective
quasi-financial, adjective
quasi-financially, adverb
Synonyms
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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British Dictionary definitions for quasifinancial

financial

/fɪˈnænʃəl; faɪ-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to finance or finances
2.
of or relating to persons who manage money, capital, or credit
3.
(Austral & NZ, informal) having money; in funds
4.
(Austral & NZ) (of a club member) fully paid-up
Derived Forms
financially, adverb
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Word Origin and History for quasifinancial
financial
1760s, from finance + -al (1). Related: Financially.
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