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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Expressing entreaty or supplication.

Usage examples (9)
  • Adjective : precatory overtures
  • The perfects ( 'asithi and hizkartssni) are converted and so become hortative or precative futures.
  • Fidei-commissa were created by precative words addressed to the conscience of the heir, and were at first not legally enforceable.
  • Aside from the inheritance proper, a will could contain legacies whereby things were bequeathed by a single title and by express words; they could be imperative or... for more
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