Definition of -atory in English:

-atory

Pronunciation: /ət(ə)ri/

suffix

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

Origin

from Latin -atorius.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody