monetary aggregate


: one of the formal categories of money (such as cash and demand deposits or bank credits) in a national economy that is used as a measure in predictions of economic growth

Examples of monetary aggregate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The total amount of money in circulation is assessed by the monetary aggregate M2 and currently stands at about $20.4 trillion in the US, a 33.3% increase since January 2020. Frank Van Gansbeke, Forbes, 28 June 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of monetary aggregate was in 1946

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“Monetary aggregate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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