There are 2 main definitions of -ary in English:

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-ary1

suffix

1Forming adjectives such as budgetary, primary.
2Forming nouns such as dictionary, granary.

Origin

from French -aire or Latin -arius 'connected with'.

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There are 2 main definitions of -ary in English:

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-ary2

suffix

Forming adjectives such as capillary, military.

Origin

from French -aire or Latin -aris 'relating to'.

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