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[mon-i-ter-ee, muhn-] /ˈmɒn ɪˌtɛr i, ˈmʌn-/

of or relating to the coinage or currency of a country.
of or relating to ; pecuniary:
The necklace has sentimental as opposed to monetary value.
/ˈmʌnɪtərɪ; -trɪ/
of or relating to money or currency
of or relating to monetarism: a monetary policy

“pertaining to money,” 1802, from Late Latin monetarius “pertaining to money,” originally “of a mint,” from Latin moneta “mint, coinage” (see money). Related: Monetarily.


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