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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English-ory-ory1 /əri $ ɔːri, əri/ suffix [in nouns]  PLACETHINGa place or thing that is used for doing something an observatory (=a place from where people watch something, especially the stars)
Examples from the Corpus
-orya directory
-ory-ory2 suffix [in adjectives]  DOdescribes something that does a particular thing an explanatory note (=that gives an explanation) a congratulatory telegram (=that congratulates someone)
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