- 1Relating to or expressing a wish or request.More example sentences
- Finally, what is the incentive of accountants to follow the precatory guidance of the organisation?
- 1.1 Law (In a will) expressing a wish or request of the testator but not necessarily binding.More example sentences
- It is not clear whether this provision was mandatory or precatory in nature.
mid 17th century: from late Latin precatorius, from precat- 'prayed', from the verb precari.
More definitions of precatoryDefinition of precatory in:
- The US English dictionary