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amendatory

adjective amen·da·to·ry \ə-ˈmen-də-ˌtr-ē\

Definition of AMENDATORY

Examples of AMENDATORY

  1. <a bill of rights was seen as a much-needed amendatory supplement to the national constitution>

Origin of AMENDATORY

amend + -atory (as in emendatory)
First Known Use: 1764

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