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edict

noun [C] uk   /ˈiː.dɪkt/ formal us  
an official order, especially one that is given in a forceful and unfair way: The City Council issued an edict against spitting in the street. a religious edict
Translations of “edict”
in Spanish decreto, edicto…
in French décret…
in German das Edikt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 法令,命令…
in Russian эдикт, указ…
in Turkish resmi emir, talimat, ferman…
in Chinese (Simplified) 法令,命令…
in Polish edykt, rozporządzenie…
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