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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

  1. :  operating to annul or terminate

Origin and Etymology of 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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