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  1. executive order(Noun)

    A legally enforceable order, decree, or regulation issued on the authority of the head of the executive branch of government.

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  1. Executive order

    United States Presidents issue executive orders to help officers and agencies of the executive branch manage the operations within the federal government itself. Executive orders have the full force of law, since issuances are typically made in pursuance of certain Acts of Congress, some of which specifically delegate to the President some degree of discretionary power, or are believed to take authority from a power granted directly to the Executive by the Constitution. However, these perceived justifications cited by Presidents when authoring Executive Orders have come under criticism for exceeding executive authority; at various times throughout U.S. history, challenges to the legal validity or justification for an order have resulted in legal proceedings. In other countries, similar edicts may be known as decrees, or orders in council.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of executive order in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of executive order in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Greg Abbott:

    Texas is uniquely qualified to challenge the president's executive order.

  2. Jorge Rodriguez:

    According to our projections, we will collect 10 million signatures to say 'Obama: repeal the executive order,'.

  3. Anthony Barbier:

    I can confirm that President Privert has signed the executive order appointing Fritz Alphonse Jean as prime minister.

  4. Marco Rubio:

    The problem with the executive order is it is unconstitutional, the President doesn't have the power to do that. And he himself admitted that.

  5. Mike Thompson:

    The majority party is not willing to participate in the debate, if the president is willing, I'm all for him protecting the land through an executive order.

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