divisory

adjective

di·​vi·​so·​ry
-īz(ə)rē,
-ri
1
: of or relating to division or distribution
divisory actions in law relate to the partition of property
2
: divisive sense 2
did not understand the divisory issues of the dayW. A. White

Word History

Etymology

Latin divisus + English -ory

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“Divisory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/divisory. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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