|1.||[ noun ] a formal or authoritative proclamation|
|2.||[ noun ] (law,writing) a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)|
|Synonyms:||decree fiat order rescript|
"a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"
|Related terms:||act prohibition stay imperial_decree curfew decree_nisi programma consent_decree papal_bull legal_separation law rule decree|