The definition of monetary is something related to money or currency.(adjective)
The system wherein people pay with dollar bills and other paper money is an example of the monetary system.
See monetary in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: LL monetarius, of a mint < L moneta, a mint
See monetary in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Late Latin monētārius
Origin: , from Latin monēta, money, mint; see money.
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