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Entry Word: decree
Function: noun
Text: 1 a statement of what to do that must be obeyed by those concerned <the boss doesn't give out many decrees, but he does expect those that are issued to be fully obeyed> -- see COMMAND 1
2 an order publicly issued by an authority <a decree issued by the court to the state legislature> -- see EDICT 1