Resolutory Res"o*lu*to*ry (r?z"?-l?-t?-r?), a. Resolutive. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • resolutory — re·sol·u·to·ry /ri zäl yə ˌtōr ē, re zə lə ˌtōr ē, ˌre zə lü tə rē/ adj [Late Latin resolutorius dissolving, from Latin resolvere to loosen, dissolve, break up, from re away, back + solvere to loosen, release]: operating to annul or terminate… …   Law dictionary

  • resolutory — re·sol·u·to·ry …   English syllables

  • resolutory — Determinative …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • resolutory — rə̇ˈzälyəˌtōrē, ˈrezələˌtōrē, |rezə|lüd.ərē adjective Etymology: Late Latin resolutorius, from Latin resolutus + orius ory 1. obsolete : serving to explain 2. : resolutive …   Useful english dictionary

  • resolutory condition — see condition Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • resolutory condition — /razolyat(a)riy kandishan/ See condition …   Black's law dictionary

  • resolutory condition — A condition in a contract which permits the obligation to take effect immediately but subject to being nullified or defeated upon the happening of a certain event. New Orleans v Texas & Pacific R. Co. 171 US 312, 43 L Ed 178, 18 S Ct 875 (quoting …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • resolutory condition — noun : a condition that under civil and Scots law upon fulfillment terminates a contract and entitles the parties to be restored to the status quo …   Useful english dictionary

  • condition resolutory — Same as condition subsequent …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • condition — con·di·tion 1 n 1: an uncertain future act or event whose occurrence or nonoccurrence determines the rights or obligations of a party under a legal instrument and esp. a contract; also: a clause in the instrument describing the act or event and… …   Law dictionary

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