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postulatory Syllabification: pos·tu·la·to·ry
Pronunciation: /ˈpäsCHələˌtôrē/

Definition of postulatory in English:


1Making a request or plea: approximately 6,000 postulatory letters were sent
2Of the nature of an assumption; hypothetical: the resemblance is somewhat postulatory


Mid 17th century: from Latin postulatorius, from the verb postulare postulate.

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