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Relating to money and possessions

financial

adjective

involving money

economic

adjective

relating to money

fiscal

adjective

relating to money and financial matters, especially taxes

monetary

adjective

consisting of money, or able to be measured in money

material

adjective

relating to things such as money and possessions that affect your physical life rather than your thoughts or emotions

pecuniary

adjective

relating to or consisting of money

finance

noun

decisions on how money is spent or invested

see dollar signs

to think only about how much money something or someone is worth

materialistic

adjective

believing that money and possessions are the most important aspect of your life

materially

adverb

in a way that is related to money and possessions rather than to someone’s emotional needs

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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