Day-18 (Pecuniary)

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Word:
Pecuniary

Status:
Adjective

Meaning:
Relating to or in the form of money

Sentences:
1) His fraud makes a good pecuniary sense.
2) The judge recused himself from the case because he had a pecuniary interest in the company that was being sued.
3) All the pecuniary matters of the institute are looked after by the treasurer.

Origin:
From Latin pecunia which means 'money'.

First use:
1502

Synonyms:
dollars-and-cents, fiscal, monetary, financial, pocket

Antonyms:
nonfinancial

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