Monetary Definition

mŏnĭ-tĕrē, mŭn-
Of or relating to money.
American Heritage
Of or having to do with the coinage or currency of a country.
Webster's New World
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.
Webster's New World

Origin of Monetary

  • from Late Latin monetarius (“pertaining to money"), from Latin monetarius (“of a mint"), from Latin moneta (“mint", "coinage")

    From Wiktionary

  • Late Latin monētārius from Latin monēta money, mint money

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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