Definitions for edificatoryɪˈdɪf ɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ed•i•fi•ca•tionˌɛd ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. an act of edifying.

  2. the state of being edified.

  3. moral improvement or guidance.

Origin of edification:

1350–1400; ME (< AF) < L

e•dif•i•ca•to•ryɪˈdɪf ɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i(adj.)


  1. edificatory(Adjective)

    Tending to edification.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Edificatory(adj)

    tending to edification


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