executory
adjective Date: 1592 1. designed or of such a nature as to be executed in time to come or to take effect on a future contingency 2. relating to administration

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  • executory — ex·ec·u·to·ry /ig ze kyə ˌtōr ē/ adj: designed or of such a nature as to be performed in the future or to take effect on a future contingency cancellation of the executory portion of the contract J. J. White and R. S. Summers compare contingent… …   Law dictionary

  • Executory — Ex*ec u*to*ry, a. [LL. executorius, L. exsecutorius: cf.F. ex[ e]cutoire.] 1. Pertaining to administration, or putting the laws in force; executive. [1913 Webster] The official and executory duties of government. Burke. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • executory — [eg zek′yo͞o tôr΄ē, igzek′yo͞o tôr΄ē; eg zek′yətôr΄ē, ig zek′yətôr΄ē] adj. [LL exsecutorius < L exsecutus: see EXECUTOR] 1. executive; administrative 2. Law designed to be, or capable of being, put into effect at the appropriate time …   English World dictionary

  • executory — /agzekyatoriy/ That which is yet to be fully executed or performed; that which remains to be carried into operation or effect; incomplete; depending upon a future performance or event. The opposite of executed. As to executory bequest executory… …   Black's law dictionary

  • executory — /agzekyatoriy/ That which is yet to be fully executed or performed; that which remains to be carried into operation or effect; incomplete; depending upon a future performance or event. The opposite of executed. As to executory bequest executory… …   Black's law dictionary

  • executory — igˈzekyəˌtōrē, eg , ÷ kəˌ , tȯr , ri adjective Etymology: Middle English executorie operative, being in effect, putting into effect, from Late Latin executorius, exsecutorius putting into effect, from Latin executus, exsecutus (past participle… …   Useful english dictionary

  • executory — /ig zek yeuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. 1. executive. 2. Law. to be performed or executed. [1400 50; late ME executorie operative, being in effect < LL ex(s)ecutorius executive. See EXECUTE, TORY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • executory — adjective Of or pertaining to administration or execution …   Wiktionary

  • executory — ex ec·u·to·ry || tÉ™rɪ adj. executive, having the power to execute laws and policy; to be carried out or executed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • executory — a. 1. Executive. 2. (Law.) To be executed …   New dictionary of synonyms

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