pecuniary+penalty

  • 1 pecuniary penalty — index amercement, fine, forfeiture (thing forfeited) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 punish by pecuniary penalty — index fine Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 subject to a pecuniary penalty — index fine Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 Pecuniary — Pe*cun ia*ry, a. [L. pecuniarius, fr. pecunia money, orig., property in cattle, fr. pecus cattle: cf. F. p[ e]cuniaire. See {Fee}, and cf. {Peculiar}.] 1. Relating to money; monetary; as, a pecuniary penalty; a pecuniary reward. Burke. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 penalty adjudged to be paid — A pecuniary penalty, not a penalty by imprisonment. 36 Am J2d Forf & P § 2. See fine …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 6 pecuniary — adjective /pɪˈkjuːniˌəɹi/ Of, or relating to, money; monetary. a pecuniary penalty …

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  • 7 penalty — pen·al·ty / pen əl tē/ n pl ties 1: a punishment that is imposed on a wrongdoer by statute or judicial decision 2: a pecuniary sum that by agreement is to be paid by a party who fails to fulfill an obligation to another and that is punitive… …

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  • 8 penalty clause — n 1: a clause (as in a contract) that calls for a penalty to be paid or suffered by a party under specified terms (as in the event of a breach) and that is usu. unenforceable ◇ A penalty clause differs from a liquidated damages clause by not… …

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  • 9 Penalty — Pe nal*ty, n.; pl. {Penalties}. [F. p[ e]nalit[ e]. See {Penal}.] 1. Penal retribution; punishment for crime or offense; the suffering in person or property which is annexed by law or judicial decision to the commission of a crime, offense, or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 pecuniary — [pi kyo͞o′nē er΄ē] adj. [L pecuniarius < pecunia, money < pecus, cattle: see FEE] 1. of or involving money 2. involving a money penalty, or fine [a pecuniary offense] SYN. FINANCIAL pecuniarily adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 penalty — An elastic term with many different shades of meaning; it involves idea of punishment, corporeal or pecuniary, or civil or criminal, although its meaning is generally confined to pecuniary punishment. Allied v. Graves, 261 N.C. 31, 134 S.E.2d 186 …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 12 pecuniary — pecuniarily /pi kyooh nee air i lee/, adv. /pi kyooh nee er ee/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to money: pecuniary difficulties. 2. consisting of or given or exacted in money or monetary payments: pecuniary tributes. 3. (of a crime, violation, etc.)… …

    Universalium

  • 13 pecuniary — /pəˈkjuniəri / (say puh kyoohneeuhree), / nəri/ (say nuhree) adjective 1. consisting of or given or exacted in money: pecuniary penalties. 2. of or relating to money: pecuniary affairs. 3. (of an offence, etc.) entailing a money penalty. {Latin… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 14 pecuniary — adj. 1 of, concerning, or consisting of, money (pecuniary aid; pecuniary considerations). 2 (of an offence) entailing a money penalty or fine. Derivatives: pecuniarily adv. Etymology: L pecuniarius f. pecunia money f. pecu cattle …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 pecuniary — pe•cu•ni•ar•y [[t]pɪˈkyu niˌɛr i[/t]] adj. 1) of, pertaining to, or consisting of money 2) (of a legal offense) involving a money penalty or fine • Etymology: 1495–1505; < L pecūniārius, der. of pecūnia property, money (pecūn , der. of pecū… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 On penalty of — Penalty Pe nal*ty, n.; pl. {Penalties}. [F. p[ e]nalit[ e]. See {Penal}.] 1. Penal retribution; punishment for crime or offense; the suffering in person or property which is annexed by law or judicial decision to the commission of a crime,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Under penalty of — Penalty Pe nal*ty, n.; pl. {Penalties}. [F. p[ e]nalit[ e]. See {Penal}.] 1. Penal retribution; punishment for crime or offense; the suffering in person or property which is annexed by law or judicial decision to the commission of a crime,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 fine — 1 n [Anglo French fin fine & Medieval Latin finis end, boundary, agreement, payment for release or privilege, monetary penalty, from Latin finis end, boundary] 1: a sum imposed as punishment for an offense compare restitution 2: a forfeiture or… …

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  • 19 Funke v. France — was a legal case heard by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in September 1992, with the court publishing its judgement on February 25, 1993. The case was given to the Court in December 1991, the application had been made in February 1984 …

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  • 20 mulct — /malkt/ A penalty or punishment imposed on a person guilty of some offense, tort, or misdemeanor, usually a pecuniary fine or condemnation in damages. A forfeit, fine, or penalty. To sentence to a pecuniary penalty or forfeiture as a punishment;… …

    Black's law dictionary