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  1. 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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Examples from the Web for revisory

Historical Examples of revisory

  • This gave him a kind of appellate and revisory jurisdiction in the case of deposed bishops even in the East.

    The Rise of the Mediaeval Church

    Alexander Clarence Flick

  • What revisory function had we, if they, through their representatives, had full power to act on all such subjects whatsoever?

  • Of course, I must practise a general directory and revisory power in the matter.

  • Of course I must practice a general directory and revisory power in the matter.

British Dictionary definitions for revisory


  1. of, relating to, or having the power to revise
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