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  • adv. In a pecuniary manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a pecuniary manner; as regards money.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a pecuniary manner; as regards money-matters.


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  • "In America nearly every man has his dream, his pet scheme, whereby he is to advance himself socially or pecuniarily," Mark Twain wrote in the preface to the London edition of "The Gilded Age" 1873, hoping to explain the idiosyncrasies of the American boom to wondering Brits.

    New India, Old Schemes

  • The just compensation clause has been interpreted by the courts to provide less than indemnity, though judges talk a good game about “fairness and justice” and putting the owner in the same position “pecuniarily” that he would have been in had there been no taking of his property.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Eminent Domain Battle over Flight 93 Memorial Continues:

  • But if he lost at the time pecuniarily, he gained morally a valuable lesson; later, he gathered its fruits.

    Eug�nie Grandet

  • She must permit him, therefore, to inquire of the women below after her health; and he must not think of coming up, if he were to be pecuniarily rewarded for the satisfaction he was so desirous to give himself.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • There is a satisfaction in turning out of doors a nephew or niece who is pecuniarily dependent, but when the youthful relative is richly endowed, the satisfaction is much diminished.

    Phineas Finn

  • “He is a good deal embarrassed pecuniarily, I should say,” continued the curate, who was rather a good man than a very well-bred one.

    Uncle Silas

  • Bulletin, who had suffered pecuniarily by the dividend-cooking system as applied to the Daney Mining Company recently.

    Mark Twain: A Biography

  • The whole of the rest of the administration was to be committed, for the period of the war, to those Athenians who were most capable of serving the state personally or pecuniarily, to the number of not less than five thousand.

    The Athenian Constitution

  • No member shall be pecuniarily or otherwise interested in any organization of railroad employees or any railroad carrier.

    Executive Order 13060 To Establish Emergency Board

  • No member shall be pecuniarily or otherwise interested in any organization of railroad employees or any carrier.

    Exec Order Emergency Dispute Board On Septa Dispute


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