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decree (plural decrees)
- An edict or law.
- (law) The judicial decision in a litigated cause rendered by a court of equity.
- (law) The determination of a cause in a court of admiralty, or a court of probate.
Usage notes 
- It is accurate to use the word judgment for a decision of a court of law, and decree from a court of equity, although the former term now includes both.
Derived terms 
edict or law
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- To command by a decree.
to command by a decree