non·​mon·​e·​tary ˌnän-ˈmä-nə-ˌter-ē How to pronounce nonmonetary (audio)
 also  -ˈmə-
: not of or relating to money
nonmonetary assets
"The key for government at every level is to use nonmonetary resources to help private developers build housing people of moderate means can afford."Gurney Breckenfeld

Examples of nonmonetary in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web If the instructor is running their own small business, a small nonmonetary gift will do. Aly J. Yale,, 15 Nov. 2023 Other service providers Mail carrier U.S. Postal Service mail carriers are federal workers, and they aren’t legally allowed to accept nonmonetary gifts worth more than $20 or monetary gifts at all. Aly J. Yale,, 15 Nov. 2023 Staying below the radar also carries an important nonmonetary allure for candidates who could have otherwise tried out for the top job: avoiding the controversies and even dangers that CEOs have attracted in recent years. Geoff Colvin, Fortune, 2 Aug. 2023 When used outside of prisons, the digital therapeutics can incentivize users through nonmonetary rewards and retail gift cards. From Usa Today Network and Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 14 Sep. 2022 Employers will want to retain their employees and may have to find monetary and nonmonetary incentives to hold on to them. Robin Ryan, Forbes, 3 Jan. 2023 Also, nonmonetary contributions from the other spouse often are missed. Bob Carlson, Forbes, 27 Jan. 2023 The report asks that staff be able to continue its investigation into one complaint regarding certain polling data, for which Bronson for Mayor’s reports show no expenditure, debt or nonmonetary contribution that would match acquiring the polling data. Emily Goodykoontz, Anchorage Daily News, 24 July 2021 Imports were bolstered by strong consumer demand for cellphones, toys and automobiles, while the growth in exports were supported by pharmaceutical preparations, auto and auto parts and nonmonetary gold. Anthony Debarros, WSJ, 8 Feb. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonmonetary was in 1889

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“Nonmonetary.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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