amendatory

[ uh-men-duh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ əˈmɛn dəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /

adjective

serving to amend; corrective.

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Origin of amendatory

1780–90, Americanism; < Late Latin ēmendātōrius (with a- for e- from amend). See emendator, -tory1
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British Dictionary definitions for amendatory

amendatory
/ (əˈmɛndətərɪ, -trɪ) /

adjective

US serving to amend; corrective
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