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revisory

[ ri-vahy-zuh-ree ]
/ rɪˈvaɪ zə ri /
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adjective

pertaining to or for the purpose of revision.

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Origin of revisory

First recorded in 1840–50; revise + -ory1
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British Dictionary definitions for revisory

revisory
/ (rɪˈvaɪzərɪ) /

adjective

of, relating to, or having the power to revise
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