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monitory

adjective mon·i·to·ry \ ˈmä-nə-ˌtȯr-ē \

Definition of monitory

:giving admonition :warning

Examples of monitory in a Sentence

  1. historically natural disasters have often been interpreted by some as punitive or monitory measures against sin-ridden humanity

Origin and Etymology of monitory

Middle English, from Latin monitorius, from monēre


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monitory

noun

Definition of monitory

plural monitories
:a letter giving admonition or warning

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First Known Use of monitory

15th century



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