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edificatory

[ih-dif-i-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, ed-uh-fi-key-tuh-ree] /ɪˈdɪf ɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈɛd ə fɪˌkeɪ tə ri/
adjective
1.
intended or serving to edify.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; < Late Latin aedificātōrius edifying, equivalent to aedificā(re) to edify + -tōrius -tory1
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