dedicatory

[ded-i-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
Also ded·i·ca·tive [ded-i-key-tiv] /ˈdɛd ɪˌkeɪ tɪv/.

Origin of dedicatory

First recorded in 1555–65; dedicate + -ory1
Related formsded·i·ca·to·ri·ly, adverbnon·ded·i·ca·tive, adjectivenon·ded·i·ca·to·ry, adjective
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