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monitory

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adjective mon·i·to·ry \ˈmä-nə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Definition of monitory

  1. :  giving admonition :  warning



Examples of monitory

  1. <historically natural disasters have often been interpreted by some as punitive or monitory measures against sin-ridden humanity>



Origin of monitory

Middle English, from Latin monitorius, from monēre


First Known Use: 15th century


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monitory

noun mon·i·to·ry

Definition of monitory

plural monitories

  1. :  a letter giving admonition or warning



15th Century

First Known Use of monitory

15th century


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