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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Serving as an act of setting aside an object or building for a higher purpose.

Usage examples (36)
  • Throughout Europe 'dedicatory' sonnets or poems to women betray identical characteristics to those that were addressed to men.
  • His dedicatory epistle, and the title-pages of Vols.
  • Light-figures are persistent in the dedicatory poems.
  • The Thucydides has a long dedicatory address by Aldus to for more
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