monitory

[ mon-i-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˈmɒn ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /

adjective

serving to admonish or warn; admonitory.
giving monition.

noun, plural mon·i·to·ries.

Also called monitory letter. a letter, as one from a bishop, containing a monition.

Origin of monitory

1400–50; late Middle English < Latin monitōrius reminding, warning, equivalent to moni- (see monitor) + -tōrius -tory1
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monitory
/ (ˈmɒnɪtərɪ, -trɪ) /

adjective Also: monitorial

warning or admonishinga monitory look

noun plural -ries

rare a letter containing a monition
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