from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Informative.

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  • adj. Providing or communicating information.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Full of, or conveying, information; instructive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Full of information; affording knowledge; instructive.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. providing or conveying information


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  • I think we need to have an informatory speech that teaches us our rights and to helps us become better citizens.

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  • Fancy anyone's doubling a little slam bid on a hand like Carolyn Drake's -- or even calling an informatory double in the first place!

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  • The declaration of three Spades by the Dealer is a very recent idea and is also most informatory.

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  • The lead of a King to show the Ace is a convention -- so is every informatory play or declaration.

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  • DEALER, SECOND HAND, etc., this will be considered more thoroughly, and it is referred to at this time only for the purpose of pointing out that informatory bids from short suits containing high cards are no longer included in the vocabulary of the Declarer.

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  • If the partner be a keen counter of small cards, the next to the lowest is doubtless more informatory and just as advantageous as the lowest.

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  • The old idea of informatory doubles has been abandoned.

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  • This comes nearer being an informatory double than any other in vogue in the game of to-day.

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