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combinatory

[kuh m-bahy-nuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /kəmˈbaɪ nəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
adjective
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; combinat(ion) + -ory1
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  • It devises new combinatory models and strategies, changes its inner culture, and renovates its external mission.
  • These problems focus on whether particular fragments of combinatory logic satisfy the weak or strong fixed point properties.
British Dictionary definitions for combinatory

combinative

/ˈkɒmbɪˌneɪtɪv; -nətɪv/
adjective
1.
resulting from being, tending to be, or able to be joined or mixed together
2.
(linguistics) (of a sound change) occurring only in specific contexts or as a result of some other factor, such as change of stress within a word Compare isolative (sense 1)
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