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

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  • Monometallism — Mon o*met al*lism, n. [Mono + metal.] The legalized use of one metal only, as gold, or silver, in the standard currency of a country, or as a standard of money values. See {Bimetallism}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monometallism — [män΄əmet′ l iz΄əm] n. 1. the use of only one metal, usually gold or silver, as the monetary standard 2. the doctrine or policies supporting this monometallist n …   English World 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 — mÉ‘nÉ™metlɪzm / mÉ’ n. (Economics) theory of using one type of metal as a money value …   English contemporary dictionary

  • monometallism — mono·met·al·lism …   English syllables

  • monometallism — mon•o•met•al•lism [[t]ˌmɒn əˈmɛt lˌɪz əm[/t]] n. 1) the use of one metal only as a monetary standard 2) the doctrine or actions supporting this • Etymology: 1875–80; mono + (bi) metallism mon o•met′al•list, n …   From formal English to slang

  • 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

  • monometallism — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at mono +|med.əlˌizəm, etəl noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary mon + metallism (as in bimetallism) 1. : the legalized use of one metal only (as gold or silver) in the st …   Useful english dictionary

  • МОНОМЕТАЛЛИЗМ — MONOMETALLISM, SINGLE STANDARD. Термин имеет следующие значения1. MONOMETALLISM. Ден. система, основанная на золоте или серебре, тогда как остальные металлы могут играть лишь вспомогательную роль. Это означает, что только монеты, изготовленные из …   Энциклопедия банковского дела и финансов

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