Pecuniary is an adjective used to describe a financial situation. Specifically, it describes something that is measured in money or refers to money.
In A Sentence
His European boats are an equivalent pecuniary price for the altercation.
We had a pecuniary advantage over all our rivals; it is a shame that we couldn't upscale our offense.
The Queen had pecuniary influence in the European Union; she was among the wealthiest Europeans.
The word Pecuniary originates from the Latin word pecuniarius, derived further from pecunia, meaning money. Pecunia comes from the word "cattle," which relates to a fee.
Monetary, Fiscal, Budgetary
Unsalable, Nonfinancial, Benevolent