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monetary

[mon-i-ter-ee, muhn-] /ˈmɒn ɪˌtɛr i, ˈmʌn-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the coinage or currency of a country.
2.
of or relating to money; pecuniary:
The necklace has sentimental as opposed to monetary value.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; < Late Latin monētārius. See money, -ary
Related forms
monetarily
[mon-i-tair-uh-lee, muhn-, mon-i-ter-uh-lee, muhn-] /ˌmɒn ɪˈtɛər ə li, ˌmʌn-, ˈmɒn ɪˌtɛr ə li, ˈmʌn-/ (Show IPA),
adverb
nonmonetary, adjective
premonetary, adjective
unmonetary, adjective
Synonyms
1. See financial.
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British Dictionary definitions for un monetary

monetary

/ˈmʌnɪtərɪ; -trɪ/
adjective
1.
of or relating to money or currency
2.
of or relating to monetarism: a monetary policy
Derived Forms
monetarily, adverb
Word Origin
C19: from Late Latin monētārius, from Latin monētamoney
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Word Origin and History for un monetary

monetary

adj.

"pertaining to money," 1802, from Late Latin monetarius "pertaining to money," originally "of a mint," from Latin moneta "mint, coinage" (see money). Related: Monetarily.

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