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decretory

[dek-ri-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈdɛk rɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or following a decree.
2.
established by a decree; judicial.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; < Latin dēcrētōrius decisive, crucial, equivalent to dēcrē-, variant stem of dēcernere (see decern, decree) + -tōrious -tory1
Related forms
undecretory, adjective
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  • What happened on appeal is, however, of decretory significance.
  • Thus, it is clear that his vacation of the item in the decretory portion of his decision was an inadvertent mistake.

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