Meaning of “monetary” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “monetary” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"monetary" in American English

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monetaryadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈmɑn·ɪˌter·i/

relating to money, esp. the money supply of a country:

monetary policy

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"monetary" in Business English

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monetaryadjective

uk /ˈmʌnɪtəri/ us /ˈmɑnɪteri/

MONEY relating to or consisting of money:

The monetary unit of the UK is the pound.
monetary damages/fine/compensation The lawsuit seeks monetary damages for alleged negligence.
This was not done purely for monetary gain.

ECONOMICS relating to a country's control of the money supply:

monetary easing/expansion More monetary easing to lower interest rates may be necessary.
monetary discipline/tightening/control The world economy is facing another six months of monetary tightening.
The survey was conducted by central banks and monetary authorities in 26 countries.

(Definition of “monetary” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)