Ex*ec"u*to*ry (?), a. [LL. executorius, L. exsecutorius: cf.F. ex'ecutoire.]


Pertaining to administration, or putting the laws in force; executive.

The official and executory duties of government. Burke.

2. Law

Designed to be executed or carried into effect in time to come, or to take effect on a future contingency; as, an executory devise, reminder, or estate; an executory contract.



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