decree

order given by authority 
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decree

[n] - a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge) 2. [v] - issue or demand by decree
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Decree

Scottish equivalent of an English Judgment.
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Decree

An order of the Court in proceedings commenced by petition
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Decree

Is the final order of the court in many states.
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Decree

De·cree' noun [ Middle English decre , French décret , from Latin decretum , neut. decretus , past participle of decernere to decide; de- + cernere to decide. See Certain , and confer Decreet , Decretal .] 1. An order...
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Decree

De·cree' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Decreed ; present participle & verbal noun Decreeing .] 1. To determine judicially by authority, or by decree; to constitute by edict; to appoint by decree or law; to determin...
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Decree

De·cree' intransitive verb To make decrees; - - used absolutely. « Father eternal! thine is to decree ; Mine, both in heaven and earth to do thy will.» Milton.
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decree

1. An order from one having authority, deciding what is to be done by a subordinate; also, a determination by one having power, deciding what is to be done or to take place; edict, law; authoritative ru decision. 'The decrees of Venice.' 'There went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed.' (Luke II. 1) 'Poor hand, why ...
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decree

edict 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`
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decree

verb issue a decree; `The King only can decree`
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Decree

• (n.) An edict or law made by a council for regulating any business within their jurisdiction; as, the decrees of ecclesiastical councils. • (n.) A decision, order, or sentence, given in a cause by a court of equity or admiralty. • (n.) A determination or judgment of an umpire on a case submitted to him. • (v. t.) To ordain by ...
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decree

decree 1. An order with the power of legislation issued by a ruler or other person or group with authority. 2. In law, a ruling given by a court, especially a divorce, equity, or probate court.
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Decree

[Belgium] For other uses of the term decree, see: Decree. Decree (decreet, décret) in Belgium refers to legislation passed by community or regional parliaments, except by the Brussels Parliament. Decrees have the same legal force as laws, the main difference being that laws can only be passed by the Federal Parliament. The following legisl...
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decree

decree, in law, decision of a suit in a court of equity. It is the counterpart in equity of the judgment in a court of law, although in those jurisdictions where law and equity have merged, judgment is sometimes used to include both. The difference between the two, however, is fundamental. A judgmen...
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Decree

The judgment or sentence of a court of equity which corresponds to the judgment of a court of law.
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Decree

n. Synonymous with the term judgment. In some legal areas such as probates of estates, divorce, admiralty law and in court rulings ordering or prohibiting certain acts, the term decrees is more commonly used or preferred. Therefore, judgments may refer to final or interlocutory decrees.
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Decree

A decree is a rule of law usually issued by a head of state (such as the president of a republic or a monarch), 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...
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decree

a decision or order of the court - a final decree is one which fully and finally disposes of the litigation; an interlocutory decree is a provisional or preliminary decree which is not final
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decree

Order of the court. A final decree fully and finally disposes of litigation. An interlocutory decree settles preliminary or subordinate points or pleas, but not entire case.
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Decree

An order of the court. A final decree is one that fully and finally disposes of the litigation. An interlocutory decree is a preliminary order that often disposes of only part of a lawsuit.
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decree

a legally binding command or decision
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