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Meaning of "expletory" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EXPLETORY

expletory  [ɪkˈspliːtərɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EXPLETORY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Expletory is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EXPLETORY


artery
ˈɑːtərɪ
bijouterie
biːˈʒuːtərɪ
bootery
ˈbuːtərɪ
cautery
ˈkɔːtərɪ
cheatery
ˈtʃiːtərɪ
completory
kəmˈpliːtərɪ
decretory
dɪˈkriːtərɪ
deletory
dɪˈliːtərɪ
depletory
dɪˈpliːtərɪ
eaterie
ˈiːtərɪ
eatery
ˈiːtərɪ
excretory
ɪkˈskriːtərɪ
neurosecretory
ˌnjʊərəʊsɪˈkriːtərɪ
nonsecretory
ˌnɒnsɪˈkriːtərɪ
peatary
ˈpiːtərɪ
Scutari
ˈskuːtərɪ
secretory
sɪˈkriːtərɪ
Tartary
ˈtɑːtərɪ
Tatary
ˈtɑːtərɪ
watery
ˈwɔːtərɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EXPLETORY

explainer
explanation
explanative
explanatively
explanatorily
explanatory
explant
explantation
expletive
expletively
explicable
explicably
explicate
explication
explication de texte
explications de texte
explicative
explicatively
explicator
explicatory

WORDS THAT END LIKE EXPLETORY

depository
directory
factory
Federal Capital Territory
feretory
history
incretory
introductory
inventory
laboratory
love story
mandatory
regulatory
repository
respiratory
satisfactory
story
suppletory
territory
victory

Synonyms and antonyms of expletory in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «expletory» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EXPLETORY

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The translations of expletory from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «expletory» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

expletory
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

expletory
570 millions of speakers

English

expletory
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

expletory
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

expletory
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

expletory
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

expletory
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

expletory
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

expletory
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penjelasan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

expletory
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

expletory
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

expletory
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Njeblug
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

expletory
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

expletory
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निरर्थक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

expletory
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

expletory
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

expletory
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

expletory
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

expletory
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

expletory
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

expletory
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

expletory
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

expletory
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of expletory

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EXPLETORY»

The term «expletory» is barely ever used and occupies the 200.729 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EXPLETORY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «expletory» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «expletory» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about expletory

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EXPLETORY»

Discover the use of expletory in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to expletory and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Grotius on the Rights of War and Peace: An Abridged Translation
A Fituess is what Aristotle calls agiav, a moral desert, or claim. VIII. 1 A Jural Claim, or Right proper, belongs to Expletory Justice, or Justice proper. This is what Aristotle calls Contractual Justice; but the term is too narrow; for that the possessor ...
Hugo Grotius, 1853
2
Grotius on the Rights Os War and Peace an Abridges Translation
1 A Jural Claim, or Right proper, belongs to Expletory Justice, or Justice proper. This is what ... 2 Aristotle says that Expletory Justice proceeds by arithmetical proportion, Attributive, by geometrical proportion ; but this is not always true. The twe ...
3
Slang: The People's Poetry
But all of these are after-the-fact explanations of a typically “expletory intensifier, its function that of an emotive stress amplifier,” some of them no less expletory than the original. Infixing and interposing take a new direction in the film The Blues ...
Michael Adams, 2009
4
Classical Utilitarianism from Hume to Mill
The categories of justice employed by Grotius, expletory and attributive, which replaced the Aristotelian corrective and distributive, were developed to deal with some of these deficiencies. The use of arithmetical and geometrical proportions ...
Frederick Rosen, 2005
5
The London Quarterly Review
Here,' says the critic, 'teachers may see what can be done within the compass of 320 small pages, by the mastery of a clear logical method, and by rejecting the useless expletory stuff that swells the bulk of most of our school books.' 'Angels ...
6
Hugonis Grotii de Jure Belli Et Pacis Libri Tres
... still that docs not go to prove that ho has such a quality as attributive justice requires. But neither do they who hold that expletory, or, as it is commonly called, comnvutatory justice, is exercised in Punishment, explain thcm- selves better.
Hugo Grotius, Jean Barbeyrac, William Whewell, 1853
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A New Institute of the Imperial Or Civil Law : with ...
... it obskrves a Comparatiw proportion. Commatatiwe or Expletory Justice, is wholly intent upon the value and price, or what is due 5' but Dzflribatiw or Attributive Justice "is directedzto a Yerson as hgisntote or less useful and w0rthy, and no ...
8
A System of Moral Philosophy
When the oath is demanded only that the person accused may discover his crime , or be deemed guilty upon his declining to swear, it is called expletory, as it compleats an imperfect proof. But where one's life or character is at stake, the ...
Francis Hutcheson, William Leechman, 1755
9
Condominium Cowgirls
The doctor, who did the cesarean section on her, had alerted the operating room that he could possibly bring the girl back to O.R, for expletory surgery to find out where her bleeding was coming from. It was two o'clock in the morning when Pia  ...
J. M. Sullivan
10
Surveillance of the Performance of Elastomeric Bearings on ...
If a variable was found to be significant, the validity of the expletory hypothesis could be strengthened. Discussions of each significant variable are presented below. 7.2 Results and Discussion Logistic regression determined whether each  ...
Charles J. Angelilli, 2007

4 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EXPLETORY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term expletory is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Popya With Tanyaradzwa Daringo
As Deputy Headgirl during her matric year, Daringo constantly maintained an expletory image as she was well aware of her juniors looking up ... «AllAfrica.com, May 15»
2
Ariya Astrobeat Arkestra – 'Towards Other Worlds' (First Word)
Satellite bleeps and expletory soundwaves are added to the Afrobeat and jazz template. Over the next four songs the keys light up, screaming ... «God Is In The TV, Nov 12»
3
Zacht Automaat – Bags Inside Bags
The Canadian duo, with some help from their expletory friends, Louis Percival (Broken Trees) and Colin Fisher (NTW,NTF), embark once again ... «God Is In The TV, Aug 12»
4
Andrei Kirilenko for Ben Wallace Would Help Utah Jazz Re-Sign …
It has been no secret around the NBA the Bulls have engaged in expletory trade talks regarding Wallace in recent weeks, most notably with the ... «Hoopsvibe.com, Feb 08»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Expletory [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/expletory>. Apr 2020 ».
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