(forming nouns) denoting a place for a particular function.‘dormitory’‘repository’
From Latin -oria, -orium, sometimes via Anglo-Norman French -orie, Old French -oire.
Forming adjectives (and occasionally nouns) relating to or involving a verbal action.‘compulsory’‘directory’‘mandatory’
From Latin -orius, sometimes via Anglo-Norman French -ori(e).
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.