executory

adjective ex·ec·u·to·ry \ ig-ˈze-k(y)ə-ˌtȯr-ē \

Definition of executory

1 : designed or of such a nature as to be executed in time to come or to take effect on a future contingency
2 : relating to administration

First Known Use of executory

1592


Law Dictionary

executory

adjective ex·ec·u·to·ry \ ig-ˈze-kyə-ˌtōr-ē \

legal Definition of executory

: designed or of such a nature as to be performed in the future or to take effect on a future contingency
  • cancellation of the executory portion of the contract
  • —J. J. White and R. S. Summers
— compare contingent

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