redemptory

adjective
re·​demp·​to·​ry | \ ri-ˈdem(p)-t(ə-)rē How to pronounce redemptory (audio) \

Definition of redemptory

: serving to redeem

First Known Use of redemptory

1584, in the meaning defined above

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“Redemptory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redemptory. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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