What does the word pecuniary mean?

Usage examples for pecuniary

  1. The pecuniary arrangements were all made, and the bargain completed, before Jane knew any thing of the matter. – Madame Roland, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  2. When she had none, she did all she could to force Edward, the one prosperous member of the family, to send his father the pecuniary assistance which, it seems, he had promised. – Mary Wollstonecraft by Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  3. Even if the author's estimate of the numbers be much too large, the pecuniary result must have been handsome, not to mention the butter and flour. – Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official by William Sleeman
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