(noun) a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge); "a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"
(verb) decide with authority; "The King decreed that all first-born males should be killed"
(verb) issue a decree; "The King only can decree"
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