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moratory

[mawr-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, mor-] /ˈmɔr əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈmɒr-/
adjective
1.
authorizing delay of payment:
a moratory law.
Origin of moratory
1890-1895
1890-95; < Late Latin morātōrius dilatory, equivalent to morā(rī) to delay; see mora + -tōrius -tory1
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