Emulatory Em"u*la*to*ry, a. Pertaining to emulation; connected with rivalry. [R.] ``Emulatory officiousness.'' --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

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  • emulatory — em·u·la·to·ry …   English syllables

  • emulatory — ˈemyələˌtōrē, ȯr , ri, chiefly Brit ˌlātəri or ˌlā.tri adjective : emulative …   Useful english dictionary

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