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1Making a request or plea.‘approximately 6,000 postulatory letters were sent’
2Of the nature of an assumption; hypothetical.‘the resemblance is somewhat postulatory’
Mid 17th century: from Latin postulatorius, from the verb postulare postulate.
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.