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1. Of or relating to money: a pecuniary loss; pecuniary motives.
2. Requiring payment of money: a pecuniary offense.
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1. consisting of or relating to money
2. (Law) law (of an offence) involving a monetary penalty
[C16: from Latin pecūniāris, from pecūnia money]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
pe•cu•ni•ar•y(pɪˈkyu niˌɛr i)
1. of, pertaining to, or consisting of money.
2. (of a legal offense) involving a money penalty or fine.
[1495–1505; < Latin pecūniārius, derivative of pecūnia property, money (pecūn-, derivative of pecū flock (see peculiar), with -ūn- as in tribūna tribune1]
pe•cu`ni•ar′i•ly (-ˈɛər ɪ li) adv.
syn: See financial.
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|Adj.||1.||pecuniary - relating to or involving money; "monetary rewards"; "he received thanks but no pecuniary compensation for his services"|
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adjective monetary, economic, financial, capital, commercial, fiscal, budgetary She denies obtaining a pecuniary advantage by deception.
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pecuniary[pɪˈkjuːnɪərɪ] ADJ (frm) [advantage, benefit] → pecuniario
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
pecuniary[pɪˈkjuːniəri] adj → pécuniaire
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
pecuniary[pɪˈkjuːnɪərɪ] adj → pecuniario/a
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