Etymology
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monetarist (adj.)

1914, "of a monetary character or having a monetary basis," from monetary + -ist. As a noun, "one who advocates tight control of the money supply to remedy inflation," by 1963. Related Monetarism (1963).

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Definitions of monetarist

monetarist (n.)
an advocate of the theory that economic fluctuations are caused by increases or decreases in the supply of money;
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