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MONETARY SYSTEM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does monetary system mean? 

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

1. anything that is generally accepted as a standard of value and a measure of wealth in a particular country or region

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


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MONETARY SYSTEM (noun)


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Meaning:

Anything that is generally accepted as a standard of value and a measure of wealth in a particular country or region

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

medium of exchange; monetary system

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

criterion; measure; standard; touchstone (a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated)

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

legal tender; tender (something used as an official medium of payment)

money (the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender)

currency (the metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used)


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