1. [syn: monetary, pecuniary]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Monetary \Mon"e*ta*ry\, a. [L. monetarius belonging to a mint.
Of or pertaining to money, or consisting of money; pecuniary.
"The monetary relations of Europe." --E. Everett.
Monetary unit, the standard of a national currency, as the
dollar in the United States, the pound in England, the
peso in Mexico, the ruble in Russia, the franc in France,
the mark in Germany. Also, the standard of an
international currency, such as the euro used in the
[1913 Webster +PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: relating to or involving money; "monetary rewards"; "he
received thanks but no pecuniary compensation for his
services" [syn: monetary, pecuniary]