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adj. referring to a wish or advisory suggestion which does not have the force of a demand or a request which under the law must be obeyed. Thus "precatory words" in a will or trust would express a "hope that my daughter will keep the house in the family," but do not absolutely prevent her from selling it.
precatoryadjective advisory, appealing, asking, entreating, expressing entreaty, imploratory, importunate, pleading, suggesting, suggestive
Associated concepts: precatory words