edict definition

  • noun:
    • A decree or proclamation released by an authority and achieving the force of legislation.
    • an official pronouncement or demand.
    • a proclamation of law or other respected demand
    • A public demand or regulation by the sovereign energy; the proclamation of a law created by a total expert, just as if by the extremely act of statement; a decree
    • A decree or law promulgated by a sovereign prince or ruler on their only expert; hence, any analogous order or demand.
    • especially In Roman law, a decree or regulation of a pretor.
    • In Scotch ecclesiastical usage, a church proclamation; especially, a notice to exhibit cause, if any, why a pastor or elders really should not be ordained.
    • a formal or authoritative proclamation
    • a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
    • A decree or proclamation released by an authority and having the force of legislation.
    • an official pronouncement or demand.
    • a proclamation of legislation or any other respected demand
    • A public demand or regulation because of the sovereign energy; the proclamation of a law made by a complete expert, just as if by the very work of announcement; a decree
    • A decree or legislation promulgated by a sovereign prince or ruler on his sole authority; therefore, any analogous order or demand.
    • especially In Roman legislation, a decree or ordinance of a pretor.
    • In Scotch ecclesiastical use, a church proclamation; specifically, a notice to show cause, if any, why a pastor or elders should not be ordained.
    • an official or respected proclamation
    • a legally binding demand or choice joined regarding the court record (as though given by a court or judge)

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