[ dek-ri-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˈdɛk rɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
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pertaining to or following a decree.
established by a decree; judicial.
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Origin of decretory
OTHER WORDS FROM decretoryun·dec·re·to·ry, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for decretory
Thus it is the result of all the inclinations together that makes his will complete and decretory, as I have already explained.Theodicy|G. W. Leibniz