V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: concerning or relating to money--financial

Synonyms: financial, monetary, commercial, fiscal, economic, capital, materialistic

Antonyms: non-profit

Tips: Pecuniary is derived from the Latin pecuniarius, which means "pertaining to money." The word pecuniary is most often used in business as a more sophisticated way of bringing up financial matters.

Usage Examples:

He returned the wallet even though there wasn't a pecuniary reward. (financial, monetary)

His interest in helping the company was purely pecuniary. (economic, financial)

They did not have to pay taxes on the business because it wasn't run for a pecuniary profit. (commercial, financial)

Now that we've discussed our vision for the execution of this project, why don't we turn to pecuniary matters. (financial, fiscal)

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