Monetary

  • 1monetary — mon‧e‧ta‧ry [ˈmʌntri ǁ ˈmɑːnteri] adjective ECONOMICS relating to or involving money, especially the money supply (= the amount of money in the economy): • The bond market rallied (= prices rose ) as the Federal Reserve eased monetary… …

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  • 2monetary — I adjective capital, financial, fiscal, minted, numismatical, nummulary, pecuniary, stamped associated concepts: monetary damages, monetary relief II index commercial, financial, fiscal …

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  • 3Monetary — Mon e*ta*ry, a. [L. monetarius belonging to a mint. See {Money}.] Of or pertaining to money, or consisting of money; pecuniary. The monetary relations of Europe. E. Everett. [1913 Webster] {Monetary unit}, the standard of a national currency, as… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4monetary — (adj.) pertaining to money, 1802, from L.L. monetarius pertaining to money, originally of a mint, from L. moneta mint, coinage (see MONEY (Cf. money)). Related: Monetarily …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5monetary — *financial, pecuniary, fiscal …

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  • 6monetary — [adj] concerning money, finances budgetary, capital, cash, commercial, financial, fiscal, pecuniary, pocket; concept 334 …

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  • 7monetary — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to money or currency. DERIVATIVES monetarily adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8monetary — [män′ə ter΄ē; ] occas. [ mun′ə ter΄ē] adj. [LL monetarius, of a mint < L moneta, a MINT1] 1. of or having to do with the coinage or currency of a country 2. of or having to do with the supply of money in an economy; specif., designating or of… …

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  • 9monetary — monetarily /mon i tair euh lee, mun , mon i ter euh lee, mun /, adv. /mon i ter ee, mun /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the coinage or currency of a country. 2. of or pertaining to money; pecuniary: The necklace has sentimental as opposed to… …

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  • 10monetary — mon|e|tar|y [ mʌnə,teri ] adjective ** relating to a country s money and to the systems a country uses for controlling its money supply: monetary policy the monetary authorities a. consisting of money, or able to be measured in money: The… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11monetary — [[t]mʌ̱nɪtri, AM mɑ͟ːnɪteri[/t]] ♦♦♦ ADJ: ADJ n Monetary means relating to money, especially the total amount of money in a country. Some countries tighten monetary policy to avoid inflation... The courts will be asked to place a monetary value… …

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  • 12monetary */*/ — UK [ˈmʌnɪt(ə)rɪ] / US [ˈmʌnəˌterɪ] adjective economics a) relating to a country s money and to the systems that a country uses for controlling its money supply monetary policy the monetary authorities b) consisting of money, or able to be… …

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  • 13monetary — / mʌnɪt(ə)ri/ adjective referring to money or currency ▪▪▪ ‘…the decision by the government to tighten monetary policy will push the annual inflation rate above the year’s previous high’ [Financial Times] ▪▪▪ ‘…it is not surprising that the Fed… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 14monetary — mon|e|ta|ry W3 [ˈmʌnıtəri US ˈma:nıteri] adj [only before noun] [Date: 1800 1900; : Late Latin; Origin: monetarius, from Latin moneta; MONEY] relating to money, especially all the money in a particular country ▪ the government s tight monetary… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15monetary — adjective concerned with or relating to money, especially all the money in a particular country: monetary growth | a monetary unit …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16monetary — adj. Monetary is used with these nouns: ↑compensation, ↑discipline, ↑donation, ↑economics, ↑economy, ↑expansion, ↑gain, ↑gift, ↑incentive, ↑instability, ↑integration, ↑ …

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  • 17monetary — adjective her sharp monetary instincts got us through the recession in very good sharp Syn: financial, fiscal, pecuniary, money, cash, economic, budgetary See note at financial …

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  • 18monetary — /ˈmʌnətri / (say munuhtree), / təri/ (say tuhree), Originally US / tɛri/ (say teree) adjective 1. of or relating to the coinage or currency of a country. 2. of or relating to money, or pecuniary matters: monetary consideration. {Latin monētārius… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 19monetary — monetarism, monetarist, monetary These are pronounced with the first syllable as mun in BrE and as mon in AmE …

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  • 20monetary — / mʌnɪt(ə)ri/ adjective referring to money or currency ▪▪▪ ‘…a draft report on changes in the international monetary system’ [Wall Street Journal] …

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