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Definition of Pecuniary

Pecuniary

  1. Relating to money; monetary; as, a pecuniary penalty; a pecuniary reward.

Pecuniary Quotations

The commerce of a free people is many times more valuable than that of slaves. Freemen produce and consume vastly more than slaves. They have therefore more to buy and more to sell. Hence the free states have a direct pecuniary interest in the civil freedom of all the other states. Commerce between free and slave states is not reciprocal or equal.
Lysander Spooner

But I do believe that a woman's truest place is in a home, with a husband and with children, and with large freedom, pecuniary freedom, personal freedom, and the right to vote.
Lucy Stone

The basis on which good repute in any highly organized industrial community ultimately rests is pecuniary strength; and the means of showing pecuniary strength, and so of gaining or retaining a good name, are leisure and a conspicuous consumption of goods.
Thorstein Veblen

There would be no idling in a co-operative workshop. Each workman, being an employer, has a spur to his own industry, and has a pecuniary reason for being watchful of the industry of his fellow workmen.
Leland Stanford
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Pecuniary Translations

pecuniary in German is geldlich
pecuniary in Spanish is pecuniario
pecuniary in Swedish is penning-

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