Monometallism meaning

mŏnō-mĕtl-ĭzəm
The economic theory or practice of using only one metal as a monetary standard.
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Use of only one metal, usually gold or silver, as a monetary standard.
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The doctrine or policies supporting this.
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The use of only one metal (such as gold or silver) in the standard currency of a country, or as a standard of monetary value.
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Origin of monometallism

  • mono- +"Ž metal +"Ž -ism

    From Wiktionary