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Decree (IPA: /dɪˈkɹi/)


Decree (n.)

An order from one having authority, deciding what is to be done by a subordinate; also, a determination by one having power, deciding what is to be done or to take place; edict, law; authoritative ru// decision.

Decree (n.)

A decision, order, or sentence, given in a cause by a court of equity or admiralty.

Decree (n.)

A determination or judgment of an umpire on a case submitted to him.

Decree (n.)

An edict or law made by a council for regulating any business within their jurisdiction; as, the decrees of ecclesiastical councils.

Decree (v. t.)

To determine judicially by authority, or by decree; to constitute by edict; to appoint by decree or law; to determine; to order; to ordain; as, a court decrees a restoration of property.

Decree (v. t.)

To ordain by fate.

Decree (v. i.)

To make decrees; -- used absolutely.

Decree

Order of the executive branch to another government agency or to the population of a country

Decree

Rule of law usually issued by a head of state

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Decree

Order or law made by a superior authority of the Catholic Church

Decree Synonyms

Order, Edict, Fiat, Rescript

Decree Synonyms

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Decree Synonyms

Rule, Rule Out

Translations

Decree in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Arise, O LORD, in your anger; rise up against the rage of my enemies. Awake, my God; decree justice." - Psalms

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I decree today that life is simply taking and not giving, England is mine and it owes me a living" - Morrissey

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The strict primary decree of this Court, as a Court of equity, is in personam." - Equity


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