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Another word for edict

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Noun
  1. A principle governing affairs within or among political units

      1. A declaration, order, etc. made by a judge or court in deciding a specific question or point of law
      2. A minor regulation or law.
      3. A statute or regulation governing the court process:
      1. The act of regulating or the state of being regulated.
      2. A governmental order having the force of law.
      3. A principle, rule, or law designed to control or govern conduct.
      1. A written order, especially by a physician, for the preparation and administration of a medicine or other treatment.
      2. Something that is prescribed; a rule, law, or direction:
      3. The action of establishing a rule, law, or direction.
      1. A rule or principle prescribing a particular course of action or conduct.
      2. A rule or direction, as in technical matters
      3. A rule of moral conduct; maxim
      1. A direction or command of an authoritative nature
      2. A statute or regulation, especially one enacted by a city government.
      3. An established or prescribed practice or usage, esp. a religious rite
      1. Something, such as an order or a dictum, having absolute or unquestioned authority:
      2. A statute, ordinance, or other rule enacted by a legislature.
      3. Legal action or proceedings; litigation:
      1. A digest of or commentary on such principles or rudiments, especially a legal abstract.
      2. An institution for advanced study, research, and instruction in a restricted field
      3. An established principle, law, custom, or usage
      1. (Roman Catholic Church) A doctrinal or disciplinary act of an ecclesiastical authority.
      2. An authoritative order having the force of law.
      3. An administrative act applying or interpreting articles of canon law.
      1. A member of a clerical group living according to a canon, or rule
      2. An ecclesiastical law or code of laws established by a church council.
      3. A secular law, rule, or code of law.
    See also:

    law

  2. An authoritative or official decision, especially one made by a court

      1. The act of governing or controlling.
      2. An official decision, esp. one made by a court or judge
      3. An order or a decision on a point of law from someone in authority.
      1. The act of pronouncing
      2. A formal expression of opinion; a judgment.
      3. A formal, often authoritative statement of a fact, opinion, or judgment
      1. The act or process of judging; the formation of an opinion after consideration or deliberation.
      2. A legal decision; order, decree, or sentence given by a judge or law court
      3. An opinion or estimate formed after consideration or deliberation, especially a formal or authoritative decision:
      1. Firmness of purpose; resolve:
      2. The settling of a question or case by an authoritative decision or pronouncement, especially by a judicial body:
      3. A decision arrived at by thought and investigation; conclusion
      1. An official order, edict, or decision, as of a church, government, court, etc.
      2. An authoritative order having the force of law.
      3. (Roman Catholic Church) A doctrinal or disciplinary act of an ecclesiastical authority.
    See also:

    law

  3. A public statement

    See also:

    knowledge

Another word for edict

Noun
      1. Condition or state in general:
      2. A style of building:
      3. A sequence or arrangement of successive things:
      1. Something that is proclaimed, or announced officially
      2. The act of proclaiming or the condition of being proclaimed.
      3. Something proclaimed, especially an official public announcement.
      1. An administrative act applying or interpreting articles of canon law.
      2. An official order, edict, or decision, as of a church, government, court, etc.
      3. An authoritative order having the force of law.