Translation of "edict" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈiː.dɪkt/ us formal

an official order, especially one that is given in a forceful and unfair way

edicto, mandato
The City Council issued an edict against spitting in the street.
a religious edict

(Translation of “edict” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈiːdikt/

an order or command from someone in authority; a decree

decreto, edicto
The Roman Emperor Diocletian issued an edict to stop Christians from worshipping.

(Translation of “edict” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)