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dedicatory

[ ded-i-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˈdɛd ɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
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adjective
of or relating to dedication; serving as a dedication.
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Also ded·i·ca·tive [ded-i-key-tiv]. /ˈdɛd ɪˌkeɪ tɪv/.

Origin of dedicatory

First recorded in 1555–65; dedicate + -ory1

OTHER WORDS FROM dedicatory

ded·i·ca·to·ri·ly, adverbnon·ded·i·ca·tive, adjectivenon·ded·i·ca·to·ry, adjective
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