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-ory/-atory

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Means "[something] of doing something". The first "something" can be "state, quality, condition, result, capacity, degree, place, etc".

Related vocabulary

Vocabulary
olfactory
consistory

Related suffix

Suffix
-ive/-ative
-ent/-ant
-y/-ie
-ary
-ory/-atory
-al/-ual/-ial
-ing