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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
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