1 of or relating to money or currency
2 of or relating to monetarism a monetary policy (C19: from Late Latin monetarius, from Latin moneta money)
European Monetary Institute
n an organization set up in 1991 to coordinate economic and monetary policy within the European Union
European Monetary System
n the system used in the European Union for stabilizing exchange rates between the currencies of member states participating in the Exchange Rate Mechanism and the balance-of-payments support mechanism. The original exchange rate mechanism was formed in 1979 but superseded in 1999 when the euro was adopted as official currency of 11 EU member states. A new exchange rate mechanism (ERM II) based on the euro will be used to regulate the currencies of EU member states that have not adopted the euro, (Abbrev.)
International Monetary Fund
n an international financial institution organized in 1945 to promote international trade by increasing the exchange stability of the major currencies. A fund is maintained out of which member nations with temporary balance-of-payments deficits may make withdrawals, (Abbrev.)
n a unit of value and money of a country, esp. the major or standard unit
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