monitory letter

monitory letter
monitory letter,
a monitory; letter containing admonition, sent by the Pope or a bishop.

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  • monitory — /mon i tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj., n., pl. monitories. adj. 1. serving to admonish or warn; admonitory. 2. giving monition. n. 3. Also called monitory letter. a letter, as one from a bishop, containing a monition. [1400 50; late ME < L monitorius… …   Universalium

  • monitory — /ˈmɒnətəri/ (say monuhtuhree), / tri/ (say tree) adjective 1. serving to admonish or warn; admonitory. 2. giving monition. –noun (plural monitories) Also, monitory letter. 3. a letter, as one from a bishop, containing a monition. {late Middle… …  

  • letter of credit — Synonyms and related words: CD, IOU, MO, Pastoral Epistle, acceptance, acceptance bill, aerogram, air letter, airgraph, bank acceptance, bank check, bill, bill of draft, bill of exchange, billet doux, blank check, bull, certificate, certificate… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • monitory — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin monitorius, from monēre Date: 15th century giving admonition ; warning II. noun (plural ries) Date: 15th century a letter containing an admonition or warning …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • monitory — 1. adjective giving admonition and warning 2. noun a written letter giving admonition …   Wiktionary

  • monitory — mon·i·to·ry || mÉ‘nɪtÉ™rɪ / mÉ’n adj. supervisory; serving as warning, cautionary n. letter of warning …   English contemporary dictionary

  • monitory — adjective rare giving or serving as a warning. noun (plural monitories) (in church use) a letter of admonition from the Pope or a bishop …   English new terms dictionary

  • monitory — mon•i•to•ry [[t]ˈmɒn ɪˌtɔr i, ˌtoʊr i[/t]] adj. n. pl. ries 1) admonitory 2) a letter containing a warning • Etymology: 1400–50; < L monitōrius warning =moni (see monitor) + tōrius tory I …   From formal English to slang

  • monitory — adj. & n. adj. literary giving or serving as a warning. n. (pl. ies) Eccl. a letter of admonition from the pope or a bishop. Etymology: L monitorius (as MONITION) …   Useful english dictionary

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