pecuniary
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /pɪˈkjuːn(jə)ɹi/
  • (America) IPA: /pəˈkjuniɛɹi/
Adjective

pecuniary (not comparable)

  1. Of, or relating to, money; monetary, financial.
    • 1858, Anthony Trollope, Doctor Thorne, Chapter IV:
      Perhaps the reader will suppose after this that the doctor had some pecuniary interest of his own in arranging the squire's loans; or, at any rate, he will think that the squire must have thought so.
    • 1946, Bertrand Russell, History of Western Philosophy, I.21:
      The views of philosophers, with few exceptions, have coincided with the pecuniary interests of their class.
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