Word:

Pecuniary

Pe`cun´ia`ry   Pronunciation: pė`kūn´yã`rĭ`lŷ
a.1.Relating to money; monetary; as, a pecuniary penalty; a pecuniary reward.
Adj.1.pecuniary - relating to or involving money; "monetary rewards"; "he received thanks but no pecuniary compensation for his services"
Synonyms: monetary

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.

monetary, money
Translate Pecuniary to German, Translate Pecuniary to French
Browse
Pectous
Pectus
Pecul
Peculate
Peculation
Peculator
Peculiar
peculiar velocity
Peculiarity
Peculiarize
Peculiarly
Peculiarness
Peculium
Pecunia
Pecunial
Pecuniarily
-- Pecuniary --
pecuniary resource
Pecunious
Ped
Pedage
Pedagog
Pedagogic
Pedagogic Algorithmic Language
pedagogical
pedagogically
Pedagogics
Pedagogism
Pedagogue
Pedagogy
Pedal
Pedal curve
pedal extremity
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home