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monetary

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈmɑn·ɪˌter·i/ us  
relating to money, esp. the money supply of a country: monetary policy
Translations of “monetary”
in Spanish monetario…
in French monétaire…
in German Geld-……
in Chinese (Traditional) 貨幣的,金融的…
in Russian денежный, валютный…
in Turkish parasal, malî, paraya ait…
in Chinese (Simplified) 货币的,金融的…
in Polish monetarny, pieniężny…
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