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  1. de·cree
  2. noun


    • 1. order (something) by decree:

      the president decreed that the military was to be streamlined
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: decree, plural noun: decrees

    • v.: verb: decree, 3rd person present: decrees, gerund or present participle: decreeing, past tense: decreed, past participle: decreed

    • noun

      an official order that has the force of law:

      the issuing of a decree:

    • verb

      order (something) by decree:
    • noun

      a court of law's final order officially ending a marriage, enabling either party to remarry.
    • noun

      an order by a court of law stating the date on which a marriage will end unless a good reason not to grant a divorce is produced.
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