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educatory

[ ej-oo-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˈɛdʒ ʊ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
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adjective

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Origin of educatory

First recorded in 1835–45; educate + -ory1

OTHER WORDS FROM educatory

non·ed·u·ca·to·ry, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for educatory

educatory
/ (ˈɛdjʊkətərɪ, -trɪ, ˌɛdjʊˈkeɪtərɪ, -trɪ) /

adjective

educative or educationalan educatory procedure
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