- The definition of monetary is something related to money or currency.
The system wherein people pay with dollar bills and other paper money is an example of the monetary system.
- of or having to do with the coinage or currency of a country
- of or having to do with the supply of money in an economy; specif., designating or of policy that regulates the money supply, as through the periodic adjustment of certain interest rates by a central bank
Origin: LL monetarius, of a mint from Classical Latin moneta, a mint
- monetarily adverb
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- Of or relating to money.
- Of or relating to a nation's currency or coinage.
Origin: Late Latin monētārius, from Latin monēta, money, mint; see money.
- monˈe·tarˌi·ly adverb