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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- An advocate of a metallic medium of exchange.

Usage examples (5)
  • Ever since the bank suspension of 1837, I have been a bullionist, and sustained that doctrine in the Senate of the United
  • If you talked of hard-money, you were denounced as a Benton bullionist; if you talked of credit, you were called a Whig banker, plotting to devour the poor; and the...
  • March, 1811, was under the impression that Perceval would adopt sound views on the currency question, and was not aware that he was strongly anti-bullionist.
  • Also included is a comprehensive treatment of the bullionist versus the anti-bullionist and the currency versus banking school controversies in the first half of... for more
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