- of or relating to dedication; serving as a dedication.
Also ded·i·ca·tive [ded-i-key-tiv] /ˈdɛd ɪˌkeɪ tɪv/.
Origin of dedicatory
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Examples from the Web for dedicatory
He also sent her his Essai with a dedicatory letter in 1761.
The Preface to his book was a dedicatory letter to Miss Nightingale.The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 2 of 2
Edward Tyas Cook
Some of the dedicatory inscriptions preserve for us the pathos of the gift.The Sacred Tree
J. H. Philpot
President Woodruff offered the dedicatory prayer at the first meeting.
After this a dedicatory prayer was offered by President Young.