admonitory

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adjective ad·mon·i·to·ry \ əd-ˈmä-nə-ˌtȯr-ē \

Definition of admonitory

:expressing admonition :warning

admonitorily

play \-ˌmä-nə-ˈtȯr-ə-lē\ adverb

Examples of admonitory in a Sentence

  1. admonitory articles abound around Halloween, warning parents of the hazards of trick-or-treating

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First Known Use of admonitory

1577



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