Definition of postulatory in English:

postulatory

Line breaks: pos¦tu|la¦tory
Pronunciation: /ˈpɒstjʊlət(ə)ri
 
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adjective

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

Origin

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

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