Definition of monetary
- a crime committed for monetary gain
- a government's monetary policy
a crime committed for monetary gain
Gold was once the basis of the U.S. monetary system.
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First Known Use: 1663See Words from the same year
: of or relating to money
: of or relating to the money in a country's economy
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