Definition of -atory in English:

-atory

Syllabification: -atory

suffix

(Forming adjectives) relating to or involving an action: explanatory predatory

Origin

from Latin -atorius.

Definition of -atory in:

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Word of the day demoralize
Pronunciation: dɪˈmɒrəlʌɪz
verb
cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope