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decree

noun [C]
 
 
/dɪˈkriː/
LAW a judgment that is made in a court of law: In December a court decree ended the strike.
an official statement that something must happen, made by a leader, government, etc.: The Dutch government issued a decree laying down strict rules on the age of veal calves and how they should be housed. rule/legislate by decree
→  See also consent decree
Translations of “decree”
in Spanish decreto, sentencia…
in French décret, arrêté, arrêt…
in German der Erlaß, der Entscheid…
in Chinese (Traditional) 法令,政令, 命令…
in Russian указ…
in Turkish kararname, emir…
in Chinese (Simplified) 法令,政令, 命令…
in Polish dekret, rozporządzenie…
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