from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A theory holding that economic variations within a given system, such as changing rates of inflation, are most often caused by increases or decreases in the money supply.
- n. A policy that seeks to regulate an economy by altering the domestic money supply, especially by increasing it in a moderate but steady manner.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The doctrine that economic systems are controlled by variations in the supply of money
- n. The political doctrine that a nation's economy can be controlled by regulating the money supply
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An economic theory holding that the rate of growth of the money supply is the priunciple cause of changes in inflation, economic growth, and unemployment.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an economic theory holding that variations in unemployment and the rate of inflation are usually caused by changes in the supply of money
From monetary, from Latin monetarius, from monēta (Wiktionary)