Mon"e*ta*ry (?), a. [L. monetarius belonging to a mint. See Money.]

Of or pertaining to money, or consisting of money; pecuniary.

"The monetary relations of Europe."

E. Everett.

Monetary unit, the standard of a national currency, as the dollar in the United States, the pound in England, the franc in France, the mark in Germany.

 

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