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conclusory

[kuh n-kloo-suh-ree]
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adjective
  1. conclusive.
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Origin of conclusory

First recorded in 1840–50; see origin at conclusive, -ory1
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Word Origin and History for conclusory

adj.

1846, "pertaining to a conclusion," from stem of conclusion + -ory. Probably coined because the secondary "decisive" sense had come to predominate in conclusive.

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