[ stach-oo-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˈstætʃ ʊˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
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OTHER WORDS FROM statutorystat·u·to·ri·ly, adverbnon·stat·u·to·ry, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for statutory
/ (ˈstætjʊtərɪ, -trɪ) /
of, relating to, or having the nature of a statute
prescribed or authorized by statute
(of an offence)
- recognized by statute
- subject to a punishment or penalty prescribed by statute
Derived forms of statutorystatutorily, adverb
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