[mon-uh-met-l-iz-uh m] /ˌmɒn əˈmɛt lˌɪz əm/

the use of one metal only, as gold or silver, as a monetary standard.
the doctrine or actions supporting such a standard.
the use of one metal, esp gold or silver, as the sole standard of value and currency
the economic policies supporting a monometallic standard


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