decretory

adjective
de·​cre·​to·​ry | \ ˈde-krə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce decretory (audio) , di-ˈkrē-tər-ē \

Definition of decretory

: relating to or fixed by a decree or decision

First Known Use of decretory

circa 1631, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of decretory was circa 1631

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“Decretory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/decretory. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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