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educatory

[ej-oo-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
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adjective
  1. educative.
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Origin of educatory

First recorded in 1835–45; educate + -ory1
Related formsnon·ed·u·ca·to·ry, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • In other days, the canvass which preceded elections was educatory.

    The Galaxy, June 1877

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British Dictionary definitions for educatory

educatory

adjective
  1. educative or educationalan educatory procedure
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