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(adjective) consisting of or measured in money / (adjective) of or relating to money

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pecuniary



the identification of pecuniary externalities

—p.22 The new frontiers of political economy (11) by Yann Moulier-Boutang
notable
6 years, 6 months ago


he, too, has put pecuniary oceans between himself and his socioeconomic origins via a long and lucrative tour in investment banking

i like this. example of a use of an unexpected adjective in a metaphor

[should we be able to tag specific quotes? and not just words?]

—p.80 A Different Class (78) missing author
notable
4 years, 11 months ago


As the cultural critic Mark Fisher insightfully demonstrated, contemporary capitalism wages a psychological war as much as a pecuniary one, where melancholy is systematically induced on a mass scale to tame the revolutionary rage that marked the 1960s and 1970s apart

from Ghosts of My Life which I really need to read

—p.7 Introduction: Welcome to the New Dark Ages (1) by Peter Fleming
notable
6 years, 7 months ago


It's sometimes hard to grasp the pecuniary motives of the big tech companies, because they strike such an idealistic pose.

—p.90 Jeff Bezos Disrupts Knowledge (78) by Franklin Foer
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6 years, 7 months ago