[rog-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
pertaining to asking or requesting: a rogatory commission.

1835–45; < Medieval Latin rogātōrius < Latin rogā(re) (see rogation) + -tōrius -tory1 Unabridged
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rogatory (ˈrɒɡətərɪ, -trɪ)
(esp in legal contexts) seeking or authorized to seek information
[C19: from Medieval Latin rogātōrius, from Latin rogāre to ask]

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Example sentences
Letters rogatory must be accompanied by an appropriate translation of the letters rogatory and attachments.
Service by letters rogatory through the diplomatic channel can take more than a year.
If compulsion of evidence is required, evidence may be requested in the form of a letter rogatory.
Rather they must forward requests for personal service through diplomatic channels under a letter rogatory.
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