verb (used with or without object), de·creed, de·cree·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM decreepre·de·cree, verb (used with object), pre·de·creed, pre·de·cree·ing.un·de·creed, adjectivewell-de·creed, adjective
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On March 11, the Zelensky government issued a decree appointing Bensh to the board of Naftogaz.
For another thing, Grandpre notes that the consent decree has made it harder for his organization and others to demand specific state-level reforms, such as increasing funding for witness protection in Baltimore.
Now, the veteran officer said, the continued decline in arrest rates and proactive-policing levels are driven more by uncertainty over what is allowed under the city’s new consent decree, even after multiple training sessions.
Among the elements of the city’s consent decree was a broadened definition of “use of force,” which required reporting even an arrestee’s complaint that handcuffs had caused physical pain.
What’s more, the Justice Department has imposed a decree on both agencies for decades that requires them to license songs to all comers.
Just two weeks later, the Sultan issued his decree that shariah, Islamic law, would be the new law of the land.
Justice Anthony Kennedy has more power than any president or justice in history to decree the law of the land.
Morever, every minister must be onfirmed by presidential decree.Ukraine’s Prime Minister Tenders Bloody Resignation|Oleg Shynkarenko|January 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We need to challenge this top-down decree that all web connections should, by default, be child-friendly.
A 2010 decree took it a step further: they will be stricken with a “crime against sacraments.”
The patriarchal decree of the government was a good deal of a joke on the plains, anyway—except when you were caught defying it!Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
A royal decree (December 31, 1622) orders the Dominicans in the Philippines not to meddle in affairs of government.
Do not heed the Governor-Generalʼs decree, calling you to arms, even though it cost you your lives.
The Spanish authorities issued a decree regulating the price of meat and other commodities.
How did the Spanish Government fulfil, on its part, the decree spontaneously issued in 1868?