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edict

noun [C] uk   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
Translations of “edict”
in Vietnamese sắc lệnh…
in Spanish decreto, edicto…
in Thai คำสั่ง, กฤษฎีกา, คำประกาศ…
in Malaysian edik…
in French décret…
in German das Edikt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 法令,命令…
in Indonesian maklumat…
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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