Definitions of decree:
  • noun:   a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
  • verb:   issue a decree
    Example: "The King only can decree"
  • verb:   decide with authority
    Example: "The King decreed that all first-born males should be killed"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #86196)

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