Pecuniary meaning

pĭ-kyo͝onē-ĕrē
Of or involving money.
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Of or relating to money.

A pecuniary loss; pecuniary motives.

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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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Involving a money penalty, or fine.

A pecuniary offense.

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Requiring payment of money.

A pecuniary offense.

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Having to do with, or relating to, money.
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Of, or relating to, money; monetary, financial.
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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