a font designed so every character takes up the same space width wise, used where the clear definition of columns of characters is important, such as when writing computer code or displaying ledger information

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Typography: What are monospace fonts shat agrees with Seravek ExtraLight? [migrated]

My personal case Seravek, an OS X built-in font family, has restrained shapes and medium width. However, most popular monospace fonts (Courier New, Menlo, etc) are too wide or/and too exaggerative. ...
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Does the use of monospaced fonts negatively affect legibility of article text?

Is there any reason I should not use monospaced typefaces for text in articles? Do they negatively affect the reader's ability to easily read long-form text?