Pecuniary Definition

pĭ-kyo͝onē-ĕrē
adjective
Of or involving money.
Webster's New World
Involving a money penalty, or fine.
A pecuniary offense.
Webster's New World
Having to do with, or relating to, money.
Webster's New World Law
The definition of pecuniary is something related to money.
When you are interested in a job only because of the money, this is an example of a situation where you are driven by pecuniary interests.
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Origin of Pecuniary

  • Latin pecūniārius from pecūnia property, wealth peku- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Latin pecÅ«niārius, from pecÅ«nia (“money").

    From Wiktionary

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