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Definition of minatory adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

minatory

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈmɪnətəri//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɪnətɔːri//
 
(formal)
 
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threatening minatory words Word Origin mid 16th cent.: from late Latin minatorius, from minat- ‘threatened’, from the verb minari.
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