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Pecuniary

Monetary; relating to money; financial; consisting of money or that which can be valued in money.

pecuniary

adj. relating to money, as in "pecuniary loss."

pecuniary

adjective budgetary, economic, fiducial, fiduciary, financial, fiscal, monetary, nummary, pecuniarius, sumptuary
Associated concepts: pecuniary advantage, pecuniary dammges, pecuniary gain, pecuniary injury, pecuniary interest, pecuniary legacy, pecuniary loss, pecuniary profit
See also: commercial, financial, fiscal, monetary

pecuniary

involving money, hence pecuniary penalty is a fine rather than imprisonment.

LEGACY, PECUNIARY, A pecuniary legacy is one of money; pecuniary legacies are most usually general legacies, but there may be a specific pecuniary legacy; for example, of the money in a certain bag. 1 Rop. Leg. 150, n.

PECUNIARY. That which relates to money.
     2. Pecuniary punishment, is one which imposes a fine on a convict; a pecuniary legacy is one which entitles the legatee to receive a sum of money, and not a specific chattel. In the ecclesiastical law, by pecuniary causes is understood such causes as arise either from the withholding ecclesiastical dues, or the doing or omitting such acts relating to the church, in consequence of which damage accrues to the plaintiff. In England these causes are cognizable in the ecclesiastical courts.

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Once more, let me inquire if a little advance of the pecuniary sort (delicately offered) would be acceptable to you?
Lady Janet decided that five years' salary immediately given, and future assistance rendered if necessary, would represent a fit remembrance of the late Colonel Roseberry's claims, and a liberal pecuniary acknowledgment of any harshness of treatment which Grace might have sustained at her hands.
Taking this into consideration, at what amount do you estimate, in your own mind, the pecuniary assistance which you will require?
I had passed over the manner in which this person had remarked that I was more than twenty-one, and that I had no pecuniary interest in my aunt's Will.
If he was a lost man, what would become of our pecuniary interests?
The minor precautions which I observed in communicating with Limmeridge House are already known, so is the magnificent success of my enterprise, so are the solid pecuniary results which followed it.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Engin Alan, who was sentenced to 18 years in prison in the Sledgehammer (Balyoz) trial in 2012 and released after a court acquitted him in early 2015, is going to be paid a record TL 63,650 in pecuniary damages and TL 1.
Contract notice: "provision of services covering pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests" sofia public electrical "sad".
If Mr Cameron can cure the country of pecuniary paralysis, then I will be the first recommend him for a statue in Liverpool city centre.
THE EUROPEAN Court of Human Rights has asked Turkey to pay a total of e1/415,001,498 as pecuniary and non-pecuniary damages and a total of e1/4160,375 for costs and expenses for 19 cases submitted by Greek Cypriot applicants against Turkey.
But he is now on remand in jail after being charged with two counts of obtaining a pecuniary advantage by deception and two counts of fraud by false representation.