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Definition of decree noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable, uncountable] an official order from a ruler or a government that becomes the law to issue/sign a decree a presidential/royal decree a leader who rules by decree (= not in a democratic way)
  2. 2[countable] a decision that is made in court
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