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supererogatory

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adjective su·per·erog·a·to·ry \ˌsü-pər-i-ˈrä-gə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Definition of supererogatory

  1. 1 :  observed or performed to an extent not enjoined or required

  2. 2 :  superfluous



Examples of supererogatory

  1. <now that the dress code has been e-mailed to everyone and posted on our intranet site, a paper memo about it seems supererogatory>



1593

First Known Use of supererogatory

1593


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