The young man of the house was involved with his vegetable garden, thinking of the pecuniary possibilities it held.Charles Costante said:
The word pecuniary does not imply illegality.Thomas1 said:I heard of an expression pecuniary advantage which means that someone has illigally gained money/financial benefit which puts them in a better position in relation to others.
This brings up a question: Are "pecuniary" and "fiscal" really interchangeable? I thought of different meanings.Charles Costante said:
In the first codified definition of British (=English and Welsh) law in the Theft Act of 1968, section 16 deals with pecuniary advantage by deception, and within meaning of this section, the expression pecuniary advantage comes across as gaining financial benefit through illegal actions unless I misunderstood its meaning.Brioche said:The word pecuniary does not imply illegality.
"monetary advantage", "pecuniary advantage" and "financial advantage" are pretty much interchangeable.