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rogatory

[rog-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈrɒg əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
adjective
1.
pertaining to asking or requesting:
a rogatory commission.
Origin of rogatory
1835-1845
1835-45; < Medieval Latin rogātōrius < Latin rogā(re) (see rogation) + -tōrius -tory1
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rogatory

/ˈrɒɡətərɪ; -trɪ/
adjective
1.
(esp in legal contexts) seeking or authorized to seek information
Word Origin
C19: from Medieval Latin rogātōrius, from Latin rogāre to ask
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