Definition of resolutory in English:

resolutory

adjective

  • 1Having the effect of resolving, clarifying, or explaining something. Now rare.

  • 2Law. = "resolutive".

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Stapleton (1535–1598), Roman Catholic theologian. From post-classical Latin resolutorius analytic, explanatory from classical Latin resolūt-, past participial stem of resolvere + -ōrius.

Pronunciation

resolutory

/rɪˈzɒljʊt(ə)ri//ˌrɛzəˈl(j)uːt(ə)ri/