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Definition of pecuniary adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pecuniary

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//pɪˈkjuːniəri//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pɪˈkjuːnieri//
 
(formal)
 
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relating to or connected with money pecuniary advantage Word Origin early 16th cent.: from Latin pecuniarius, from pecunia ‘money’, from pecu ‘cattle, money’.
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