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monetary

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adjective mon·e·tary \ˈmä-nə-ˌter-ē also ˈmə-\

Simple Definition of monetary

  • : of or relating to money

  • : of or relating to the money in a country's economy

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of monetary

  1. :  of or relating to money or to the mechanisms by which it is supplied to and circulates in the economy

monetarily play \ˌmä-nə-ˈter-ə-lē also ˌmə-\ adverb

Examples of monetary in a sentence

  1. a crime committed for monetary gain

  2. Gold was once the basis of the U.S. monetary system.



Origin of monetary

Late Latin monetarius of a mint, of money, from Latin moneta


First Known Use: 1810

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MONETARY Defined for Kids

monetary

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adjective mon·e·tary \ˈmä-nə-ˌter-ē\

Definition of monetary for Students

  1. :  of or relating to money





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