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edictnoun [C]

uk   /ˈiː.dɪkt/  us   /ˈiː.dɪkt/ formal
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
(Definition of edict from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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edictnoun [C]

 us   /ˈid·ɪkt/ law
a public order given by an authority: a court edict
(Definition of edict from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “edict”
in Vietnamese sắc lệnh…
in Spanish edicto, mandato, decreto…
in Malaysian edik…
in Thai คำสั่ง, กฤษฎีกา, คำประกาศ…
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 Indonesian maklumat…
in Polish edykt, rozporządzenie…
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