resolutory

adjective
re·​sol·​u·​to·​ry | \ ri-ˈzäl-yə-ˌtōr-ē, ˈre-zə-lə-ˌtōr-ē, ˌre-zə-ˈlü-tə-rē \

Legal Definition of resolutory

: operating to annul or terminate

History and Etymology for resolutory

Late Latin resolutorius dissolving, from Latin resolvere to loosen, dissolve, break up, from re- away, back + solvere to loosen, release

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“Resolutory.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/resolutory. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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