com·​bi·​na·​to·​ry | \ kəm-ˈbī-nə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce combinatory (audio) \

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Examples of combinatory in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His words and his charcoal-palette drawings have a combinatory intelligence. Dwight Garner, New York Times, "An Illustrated Love Song to Jewish Restaurants of Old," 16 Mar. 2020 This is serious music that makes the most of its combinatory possibilities. John Adamian,, "Trumpeter Peter Evans’ Being & Becoming playing Firehouse 12," 25 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of combinatory

1647, in the meaning defined above

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“Combinatory.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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