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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge) v. - Decide with authority; Issue a binding command.

Usage examples (39)
  • He was retired from military service by Presidential decree on 30 December 2000.
  • The King only can decree
  • A petition against the decree is even circulating.
  • Then the Soviets attempted to revive it by decree from the top. for more
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  • The mayor's "decree' (a legal or religious order) reduced the "degree" (the extent or amount of something) of graffiti downtown.
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