Definition of Decree. Meaning of Decree. Synonyms of Decree

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Definition of Decree

Decree
Decree De*cree", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Decreed; p. pr. & vb. n. Decreeing.] 1. 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. Thou shalt also decree a thing, and it shall be established unto thee. --Job xxii. 28. 2. To ordain by fate.
Decree
Decree De*cree", v. i. To make decrees; -- used absolutely. Father eternal! thine is to decree; Mine, both in heaven and earth to do thy will. --Milton.

Meaning of Decree from wikipedia

- A decree is a rule of law usually issued by a head of state (such as the president of a republic or a monarch), according to certain procedures (usually...
- A decree nisi or rule nisi (from Latin nisi, meaning 'unless') is a court order that will come into force at a ****ure date unless a particular condition...
- a granodiorite stele, found in 1799, inscribed with three versions of a decree issued at Memphis, Egypt, in 196 BC during the Ptolemaic dynasty on behalf...
- The Nero Decree (German: Nerobefehl) was issued by Adolf Hitler on March 19, 1945 ordering the destruction of German infrastructure to prevent their use...
- "decree"; diminutive decrețel) are Romanians born in the late 1960s and 1970s, shortly after the communist regime of Nicolae Ceaușescu issued Decree 770...
- Decree time (Russian: декретное время) refers to the changes introduced to the Soviet Union time system by a Sovnarkom decree of 16 June 1930. By this...
- The Crémieux Decree (French: [kʁemjø]) was a law that granted French citizenship to the majority of the Jewish po****tion in French Algeria (around 35...
- Interlocutory is a legal term which can refer to an order, sentence, decree, or judgment, given in an intermediate stage between the commencement and termination...
- A papal bull is a type of public decree, letters patent, or charter issued by a pope of the Roman Catholic Church. It is named after the leaden seal (bulla)...
- Rule by decree is a style of governance allowing quick, unchallenged creation of law by a single person or group, and is used primarily by dictators, absolute...
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