Definitions for edictˈi dɪkt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. edict(noun)

    a formal or authoritative proclamation

  2. decree, edict, fiat, order, rescript(noun)

    a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)

    "a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"

Wiktionary

  1. edict(Noun)

    a proclamation of law or other authoritative command

Webster Dictionary

  1. Edict(noun)

    a public command or ordinance by the sovereign power; the proclamation of a law made by an absolute authority, as if by the very act of announcement; a decree; as, the edicts of the Roman emperors; the edicts of the French monarch

Freebase

  1. Edict

    An edict is an announcement of a law, often associated with monarchism. The Pope and various micronational leaders are currently the only persons who still issue edicts.


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