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  1. decrees

    A decree is a legal proclamation, usually issued by a head of state such as the president of a republic, or a monarch (a royal decree), according to certain procedures (usually established in a constitution). It has the force of law. The particular term used for this concept may vary from country to country. The executive orders made by the President of the United States, for example, are decrees (although a decree is not exactly an order).

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  1. recedes

  2. seceder

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of decrees in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of decrees in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of decrees in a Sentence

  1. The FTC:

    No CEO or company is above the law, and companies must follow our consent decrees, our revised consent order gives us new tools to ensure compliance, and we are prepared to use them.

  2. Ronna McDaniel:

    Like many Americans, I am pro-vaccine and anti-mandate, many small businesses and workers do not have the money or legal resources to fight Biden's unconstitutional actions and authoritarian decrees, but when his decree goes into effect, the RNC will sue the administration to protect Americans and their liberties.

  3. Jason Johnson:

    This is an encouraging move. Certainly, it doesn't satisfy every concern with policing consent decrees, but an incremental move in the right direction, under Obama admin these consent decrees ballooned in scope exponentially and do a much better job at adding to monitors' personal wealth than anything else. They MUST be significantly more narrow and pragmatic to have any hope of realizing their stated goal.

  4. Grant Rumley:

    Rather than reforming his party, preparing for elections, or reactivating the defunct parliament, (Abbas) is creating another judicial body by presidential decree in order to, among other things, approve presidential decrees.

  5. Anacharsis:

    These decrees of yours are no different from spiders' webs. They'll restrain anyone weak and insignificant who gets caught in them, but they'll be torn to shreds by people with power and wealth.

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