Dec"re*to*ry (?), a. [L. decretorius, from decretum. See Decree.]

1.

Established by a decree; definitive; settled.

The decretory rigors of a condemning sentence. South.

2.

Serving to determine; critical.

"The critical or decretory days."

Sir T. Browne.

 

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