moratory

[ mawr-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, mor- ]
/ ˈmɔr əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈmɒr- /

adjective

authorizing delay of payment: a moratory law.

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Origin of moratory

1890–95; <Late Latin morātōrius dilatory, equivalent to morā() to delay; see mora + -tōrius-tory1
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