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MONETARY STANDARD

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does monetary standard mean? 

MONETARY STANDARD (noun)
  The noun MONETARY STANDARD has 1 sense:

1. the value behind the money in a monetary system

  Familiarity information: MONETARY STANDARD used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MONETARY STANDARD (noun)


Sense 1monetary standard [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The value behind the money in a monetary system

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

monetary standard; standard

Hypernyms ("monetary standard" is a kind of...):

value (the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "monetary standard"):

gold standard (a monetary standard under which the basic unit of currency is defined by a stated quantity of gold)

silver standard (a monetary standard under which the basic unit of currency is defined by a stated quantity of silver)

bimetallism (a monetary standard under which the basic unit of currency is defined by stated amounts of two metals (usually gold and silver) with values set at a predetermined ratio)


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