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synonyms for decreed

  • declare
  • dictate
  • enact
  • impose
  • proclaim
  • announce
  • command
  • compel
  • constrain
  • decide
  • demand
  • determine
  • force
  • oblige
  • ordain
  • prescribe
  • pronounce
  • require
  • rule
  • set
  • lay down the law
  • put one's foot down
  • read the riot act
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antonyms for decreed

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  • conceal
  • delay
  • hesitate
  • hide
  • hinder
  • let go
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How to use decreed in a sentence

The source familiar with the investigation said it is significant the complaint was filed in San Francisco, and that Individual X signed a consent decree.
FEDS SEIZE $1 BILLION IN BITCOIN FROM MYSTERY MAN ‘X’JEFFNOVEMBER 5, 2020FORTUNE
A federal court decree maintains that the government can only detain migrant children without their parents for a period of up to 72 hours before passing them on to a network of shelters and foster care.
UNACCOMPANIED MIGRANT CHILDREN SUFFER ‘INHUMANE AND CRUEL EXPERIENCE’ IN CBP CUSTODY, REPORT ALLEGESTEO ARMUSOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The 2-to-1 decision issued Thursday voided part of a consent decree approved after a citizen’s group had challenged the state’s counting timeline.
APPEALS COURT PANEL RULES MINNESOTA MUST SET ASIDE BALLOTS RECEIVED AFTER ELECTION DAY IN CASE THEY ARE INVALIDATEDAARON DAVISOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
You might be unconvinced by her argument that a recent law giving Orbán the power to effectively rule by decree isn’t a power grab, but she’ll keep at it.
BE VERY AFRAID: A VIRTUAL HOUSE OF HORRORSTRACY MORANOCTOBER 25, 2020OZY
Its primary tool—so-called consent decrees—don’t allow the agency to impose fines for a first offense and, when a company violates those decrees, the penalties haven’t been enough to change their behavior.
IS IT TIME FOR A NEW AGENCY TO OVERSEE BIG TECH? MANY SAY YESJEFFOCTOBER 23, 2020FORTUNE
This August, the Justice Department terminated the decrees, which signals that a wave of innovation might be coming.
COVID COULD REINVENT HOW WE GO TO THE MOVIESJAKEMETHOCTOBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
The French convention decreed that no quarters be given to British and Hanoverian soldiers.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
After all, the penalties inflicted on the press, though not decreed by juries, were somewhat more severe than those of to-day.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
On one occasion they decreed that a certain man whom they considered in fault was to pay a fine.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
That set the son, who had hitherto been acting just as custom decreed, thinking about things in a new way.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
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