executory

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

Definition of executory

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

  2. 2 :  relating to administration

1592

First Known Use of executory

1592


Law Dictionary

executory

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

Legal Definition of executory

  1. :  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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