monometallist
noun see monometallism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Monometallist — Mon o*met al*list, n. One who believes in monometallism as opposed to bimetallism, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monometallist — See monometallism. * * * …   Universalium

  • monometallist — mono·met·al·list …   English syllables

  • monometallist — ələ̇st noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary mon + metallist (as in bimetallist) : an advocate of monometallism * * * monometˈallist noun • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • monometallism — monometallist, n. /mon euh met l iz euhm/, n. 1. the use of one metal only, as gold or silver, as a monetary standard. 2. the doctrine or actions supporting such a standard. [1875 80; MONO + (BI)METALLISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • monometallism — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary mon + metallism (as in bimetallism) Date: 1879 the adoption of one metal only in a currency • monometallist noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Frank William Taussig — (1859 1940) was a U.S. economist and educator, born in St. Louis. He graduated from Harvard in 1879, taught there for ten years, became professor of economics in 1892, and remained at Harvard as a professor of economics. Taussig is credited with… …   Wikipedia

  • monometallic — adjective 1》 consisting of one metal only. 2》 historical relating to or using a standard of currency based on one metal. Derivatives monometallism noun monometallist noun & adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • monometallism — /mɒnoʊˈmɛtəlɪzəm/ (say monoh metuhlizuhm) noun Economics 1. the use of one metal only (as gold or silver) as the monetary standard. 2. the doctrine or actions supporting such a standard. –monometallist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • monometallism —   n. use of one metal as currency standard; theory advocating this.    ♦ monometallist,   n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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