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decree

US [dɪˈkri]
UK [dɪˈkriː]
  • n.法令;判决;政令
  • v.判决;颁布;裁定
  • Web命令;教令;天命
Plural Form:decrees  Present Participle:decreeing  Past Tense:decreed  
decree
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n.
1.
[c][u]
法令;政令an official order from a ruler or a government that becomes the law
to issue/sign a decree
颁布╱签署法令
a leader who rules by decree(= not in a democratic way)
专制统治者
2.
[c]
(法院的)裁定,判决a decision that is made in court
v.
1.
[t][i]
裁定;判决;颁布to decide, judge or order sth officially
The government decreed a state of emergency.
政府下令进入紧急状态。
We cannot decree what the committee should do.
我们不能决定委员会应该做什么。
It was decreed that the following day would be a holiday.
法令宣布第二天为休假日。

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