chrematistic

adjective chrem·a·tis·tic \ ¦kremə¦tistik , -ēm- \

Definition of chrematistic

:of, relating to, or occupied in the gaining of wealth

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Origin and Etymology of chrematistic

Greek chrēmatistikos of business or moneymaking, from chrēmatistēs businessman (from chrēmatizein to deal, transact business, make money—from chrēmat-, chrēma thing, possession, from chrēsthai to need, use—+ -istēs -ist) + -ikos -ic


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