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executory


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Executory  \Ex*ec"u*to*ry\,  a.  [LL.  executorius  L.  exsecutorius: 
  cf.F.  ex['e]cutoire.] 
  1.  Pertaining  to  administration,  or  putting  the  laws  in 
  force;  executive. 
 
  The  official  and  executory  duties  of  government. 
  --Burke. 
 
  2.  (Law)  Designed  to  be  executed  or  carried  into  effect  in 
  time  to  come  or  to  take  effect  on  a  future  contingency; 
  as  an  executory  devise,  reminder,  or  estate;  an  executory 
  contract.  --Blackstone.