Predicatory
Predicatory Pred"i*ca*to*ry, a. [Cf. L. praedicatorius praising.] Affirmative; positive. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

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  • predicatory — [pred′i kə tôr΄ē] adj. [LL(Ec) praedicatorius, praising, laudatory < praedicare: see PREACH] of or having to do with preaching …   English World dictionary

  • predicatory — adjective Etymology: Late Latin praedicatorius, from praedicare to preach Date: 1611 of or relating to preaching …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • predicatory — /pred i keuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. of or pertaining to preaching. [1605 15; < L praedicatorius prophetic; see PREDICATE, TORY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • predicatory — adj. pertaining to preaching, of sermonizing; pertaining to a preacher, pertaining to one who lectures about religious subjectspre·dic·a·to·ry || predɪkÉ™tÉ”rɪ /prɪ dɪkÉ™trɪ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • predicatory — pred·i·ca·to·ry …   English syllables

  • predicatory — pred•i•ca•to•ry [[t]ˈprɛd ɪ kəˌtɔr i, ˌtoʊr i[/t]] adj. rel of or pertaining to preaching • Etymology: 1605–15; < L praedicātōrius prophetic …   From formal English to slang

  • predicatory — /ˈprɛdɪkətri/ (say predikuhtree), /prɛdəˈkeɪtəri/ (say preduh kaytuhree) adjective relating to preaching. {Late Latin praedicātōrius praising} …   Australian English dictionary

  • predicatory — ˈpredə̇kəˌtōrē adjective Etymology: Late Latin praedicatorius, from praedicatus (past participle of praedicare to preach + Latin orius ory : of or relating to preaching …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bedřich Bridel — Bedřich Bridel, or Fridrich Bridelius, (1619, Vysoké Mýto – October 15, 1680, Kutná Hora) was a Czech baroque writer, poet, and missionary. Biography He studied at the Jesuit gymnasium in Prague. In 1637 he entered the Jesuit order, he was… …   Wikipedia

  • predicator — noun That which predicates; that designates a property or relationship See Also: predicatory …   Wiktionary

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