Of or relating to money, or to the mechanisms by which it is supplied to, and circulates in, an economy. In comparison, fiscal relates to public revenues (taxation) and public spending, debt, and finance.

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  • The monetary policies of the incoming party were going to have a huge impact on the economy that had up to that moment been controlled by a party with opposite ideology.

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  • When I took the job I was not horribly impressed with the monetary gain that I was able to reach in the beginning.

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  • The college was facing such monetary troubles that first it had to lay off quite a few employees, and eventually it closed its doors completely.

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