Definition of monitorial in US English:

monitorial

adjective

  • See monitor

    • ‘He was engaged to organize monitorial schools, teaching both secular and religious subjects.’
    • ‘As the blogger put it, we become monitorial citizens, and, I'd add, better citizens.’
    • ‘A lot of people had been cruel to him due to his monitorial status.’
    • ‘This may be an answer to the changing definition of citizenship: from the early 20th century notion of the informed citizen to the ‘monitorial citizen’ of today.’

Pronunciation

monitorial

/ˌmänəˈtôrēəl/